CECILIA2050 What Constitutes an Optimal Climate Policy Mix?
Deliverable 1.1.: Defining the concept of optimality, including political and legal framework conditions
Görlach, Benjamin. 2013. What constitutes an optimal climate policy mix? Defining the concept of optimality, including political and legal framework conditions. CECILIA2050 WP1 Deliverable 1.1. Berlin: Ecologic Institute.
European Commission, Directorate-General Research & Innovation (DG Research & Innovation), International
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Ecologic Institute, Germany
- 38 pp.
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- Table of contents
1 The Notion of Optimality
2 The Need for a Broad Concept of Optimality
3 Criteria for Assessing the Optimality of Climate Policies
3.1 Effectiveness – is a policy achieving its objectives?
3.2 Cost-effectiveness – are the effects achieved at least cost?
3.3 Feasibility – what is the risk of policy failure?
3.4 Interrelations between the different criteria
4 Towards a Definition of “Optimality”
5 Measuring Optimality
5.1 Measuring the Different Optimality Criteria
5.2 Aggregating Different Criteria to a Joint Concept of Optimality?
6 Optimality - at which Level?
7 Conclusions and the Way Forward
CECILIA2050, climate policy, carbon pricing, private transport, greenhouse gas reduction, emissions, taxes, air pollution, climate changeEU, European Union