Publication

Energietransitie en klimaatbeleid: tussen marktwerking en overregulering

Woerdman, E., 26-Mar-2019, 33 p.

Research output: Book/ReportInaugural speechPopular

This inaugural lecture by professor Edwin Woerdman, pronounced on 26 March 2019 at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, contains various hypotheses. A national CO2 tax on top of the European emissions trading system will result in society paying more for emission reductions that could have been achieved more cheaply. Moreover, artificially raising the CO2 price ignores the rapidly falling costs of CO2-free energy technology. Finally, the desire of entrepreneurs for innovation profits based on such technology will play a greater role in the energy transition than the CO2 price.
Original languageDutch
Number of pages33
Publication statusPublished - 26-Mar-2019

    Keywords

  • energy transition, climate policy, markets, regulation, emissions trading, carbon tax
Related Activities
  1. Energy Transition and Climate Policy: Between Market Formation and Overregulation

    Edwin Woerdman (Speaker)
    26-Mar-2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationAcademic

View all (1) »

Related Press / Media
  1. Nederlandse CO2-heffing is slecht idee

    Edwin Woerdman

    13/04/2019

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert CommentPopular

View all (1) »

View graph of relations

Download statistics

No data available

ID: 78658800