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Conference “Economic stakes of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference” CEC – TSE – CEPS
13 October 2015 - 14 October 2015
In the context of the Paris Climate conference in December 2015, the Climate Economics Chair (CEC) of Paris-Dauphine University, the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) launched a common approach for mobilizing economists, to emphasize the role of economic instruments and carbon pricing in any international agreement.
This joint initiative led to 3 highlights :
– The launching Conference that took place on June 4, 2015,
– The Economists’ Call “Routes to an ambitious and credible agreement in Paris”, signed by more than 140 economists (visit the website dedicated to the Economists’ Call) and :
– The Joint conference “Economic stakes of the Paris Climate Conference” on October 14, 2015
The conference of 14 October 2015 brought together a dozen of international economists to discuss how economic principles could be applied in the implementation of an international climate agreement.
Read Gérard Horny’s article “Conférence sur le climat: on commence enfin à parler du prix du carbone” on Slate.fr.
Listen to the radio program “Le Choix de la Rédaction” de France Culture of 22 October on the topic “COP 21 : 200 economists for a carbon price”, by Marie Viennot.