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    • Science as a "fixed point" Quantification and boundary objects in international climate politics 

      Lahn, Bård; Sundqvist, Göran (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Our understanding of climate change is dominated by quantified scientific knowledge, with science and politics usually seen as operating separately and autonomously from one another. By investigating a particular fact box ...
    • Sharing a quota on cumulative carbon emissions 

      Raupach, Michael R.; Davis, Steven J.; Peters, Glen Philip; Andrew, Robbie; Canadell, Josep G.; Friedlingstein, Pierre; Jotzo, Frank; Le Quéré, Corinne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Any limit on future global warming is associated with a quota on cumulative global CO2 emissions. We translate this global carbon quota to regional and national scales, on a spectrum of sharing principles that extends from ...
    • Side-payments: an effective instrument for building climate clubs? 

      Sælen, Håkon Grøn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Climate clubs have been suggested as a gateway to substantial reductions in global emissions. The club approach begins with a small number of enthusiastic countries. This paper asks under what conditions such clubs are ...
    • Standard climate models radiation codes underestimate black carbon radiative forcing 

      Myhre, Gunnar; Samset, Bjørn Hallvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Radiative forcing (RF) of black carbon (BC) in the atmosphere is estimated using radiative transfer codes of various complexities. Here we show that the two-stream radiative transfer codes used most in climate models give ...
    • Støtte til elektrisitetsproduksjon fra fornybare kilder. Er risiko et onde? 

      Linnerud, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Europakommisjonen ønsker mer bruk av markedsbaserte støtteordninger, slik som det norsk-svenske elsertifikatmarkedet. Likevel velger de fleste EU-land faste innmatingstariffer og tilsvarende støtteordninger som skjermer ...
    • Synoptic and meteorological drivers of extreme ozone concentrations over Europe 

      Otero, Noelia; Sillmann, Jana; Schnell, Jordan; Rust, Henning W.; Butler, Tim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The present work assesses the relationship between local and synoptic meteorological conditions and surface ozone concentration over Europe in spring and summer months, during the period 1998–2012 using a new interpolated ...
    • The 'best available science' to inform 1.5°C policy choices 

      Peters, Glen Philip (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      An IPCC Special Report on 1.5 °C should focus on resolving fundamental scientific and political uncertainties, not fixate on developing unachievable mitigation pathways.
    • The acceptability of efficiency-enhancing environmental taxes, subsidies and regulation: An experimental investigation 

      Cherry, Todd; Kallbekken, Steffen; Kroll, Stephan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      Public opposition to efficiency-enhancing policies is a significant barrier to addressing many environmental challenges. We use a market experiment to explore the acceptability of three types of instruments: Pigouvian taxes ...
    • The Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP): overview and description of models, simulations and climate diagnostics 

      Lamarque, J.-F.; Shindell, D.T.; Josse, B.; Young, P.J.; Cionni, I.; Eyring, V.; Bergmann, D.; Cameron-Smith, P.; Collins, W.J.; Doherty, R.; Dalsøren, Stig Bjørløw; Faluvegi, G.; Folberth, G.; Ghan, S.; Horowitz, L.; Lee, Y.H.; MacKenzie, I.A.; Nagashima, T.; Naik, V.; Plummer, D.; Righi, M.; Rumbold, S.T.; Schulz, M.; Skeie, Ragnhild Bieltvedt; Stevenson, D.S.; Strode, S.; Sudo, K.; Szopa, S.; Voulgarakis, A.; Zeng, G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
      The Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP) consists of a series of time slice experiments targeting the long-term changes in atmospheric composition between 1850 and 2100, with the goal ...
    • The Australian terrestrial carbon budget 

      Haverd, V.; Raupach, MR; Briggs, P.R.; Canadell, JG; Davis, S.J.; Law, R.M.; Meyer, C.P.; Peters, Glen Philip; Pickett-Heaps, C.; Sherman, B. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      This paper reports a study of the full carbon (C-CO2) budget of the Australian continent, focussing on 1990–2011 in the context of estimates over two centuries. The work is a contribution to the RECCAP (REgional Carbon ...
    • The Compensation Fund for Climate Impacts 

      Sprinz, Detlef F.; Bünau, Steffen von (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Climate change is very likely to lead to undesirable climate impacts. How to compensate for such negative impacts at the international level has, hitherto, received little attention. This article reviews the most frequently ...
    • The development and deployment of low-carbon energy technologies: The role of economic interests and cultural worldviews on public support 

      Cherry, Todd; Garcia, Jorge H; Kallbekken, Steffen; Torvanger, Asbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Large-scale deployment of low-carbon energy technologies is crucial to mitigating climate change, and public support is an important barrier to policies and projects that facilitate deployment. This paper provides insights ...
    • The effects of energy efficiency improvement in China with global interaction 

      Glomsrød, Solveig; Wei, Taoyuan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      China has pledged to reduce its carbon intensity defined as carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 40–45% by 2020 and by 60–65% by 2030 compared to the 2005 level. To fulfill the pledges, China’s government has made ...
    • The influence of atmospheric blocking on extreme winter minimum temperatures in North America 

      Whan, Kirien; Zwiers, Francis W.; Sillmann, Jana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Regional climate models (RCMs) are the primary source of high-resolution climate projections, and it is of crucial importance to evaluate their ability to simulate extreme events under current climate conditions. Many ...
    • The Paris Agreement: Short-term and Long-term Effectiveness 

      Bang, Guri; Hovi, Jon; Skodvin, Tora (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      The 2015 Paris Agreement was widely greeted with enthusiasm. We assess the short-term and long-term potential effectiveness of Paris. Concerning short-term effectiveness, we contend that while Paris scores high on ...
    • The Paris Agreement: Short-term and Long-term Effectiveness 

      Bang, Guri; Hovi, Jon; Skodvin, Tora (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      The 2015 Paris Agreement was widely greeted with enthusiasm. We assess the short-term and long-term potential effectiveness of Paris. Concerning short-term effectiveness, we contend that while Paris scores high on ...
    • The political economy of technology support: Making decisions about carbon capture and storage and low carbon energy technologies 

      Torvanger, Asbjørn; Meadowcroft, J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      This article reviews the political economy of government choice around technology support for the development and deployment of low carbon emission energy technologies, such as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). It is ...
    • The political feasibility of potent enforcement in a post-Kyoto climate agreement 

      Aakre, Stine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      To be effective, a post-Kyoto climate agreement must secure significant greenhouse gas emissions reductions by all (key) emitters. Potent participation and compliance enforcement will be required to make it in every key ...
    • The socioeconomic drivers of China's primary PM_2.5 emissions 

      Guan, D; Su, X; Zhang, Q; Peters, Glen Philip; Liu, Z; Lei, Y; He, K (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Primary PM2.5 emissions contributed significantly to poor air quality in China. We present an interdisciplinary study to measure the magnitudes of socioeconomic factors in driving primary PM2.5 emission changes in China ...
    • The trouble with negative emissions 

      Anderson, K; Peters, Glen Philip (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      n December 2015, member states of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement, which aims to hold the increase in the global average temperature to below 2°C and to pursue ...