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Making low-carbon technology support smarter

Georg Zachmann ()

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Abstract: The issue Combating climate change on the global level will be much easier when abundant low-carbon technologies that are competitive in their cost and capabilities are available. But private companies underinvest in low-carbon innovation because they cannot capture the climate benefits. There are three policies to address this issue- pricing carbon, supporting deployment of as-yet uncompetitive technologies and supporting research and development. Policy challenge Funding all possible low-carbon technologies with...

Date: 2015-08
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