New MCC Policy Brief on road transport

New MCC Policy Brief on road transport

Due to a lack of effective climate policy in the transport sector, Germany is under international pressure to act. We highlight efficient and socially acceptable ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other negative externalities of car traffic.

Climate plan for Germany: Economists propose a carbon price reform
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Climate plan for Germany: Economists propose a carbon price reform

Der Spiegel, the weekly magazine reports on the joint proposal put forth by MCC, PIK and RWI for the key points of a carbon price reform in Germany.

Science explained for everyone

Science explained for everyone

On our new Blog, MCC researchers communicate crucial information about their lastest scientific findings in an easy-to-digest way. Topics include, for example, coal, carbon pricing, negative emissions, and development.

MCC Europe's best climate think tank

MCC Europe's best climate think tank

The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) has ranked the MCC among the top ten think tanks worldwide for the fourth consecutive year. In Europe, the institute has been ranked number one.

EU-ETS will need tweaking after climate treaty

“The polluter pays” is the main principle in emissions trading. However, despite being the central pillar of EU climate protection, emissions trading has become a betting shop for policy decisions. A new study shows that the EU emissions trading scheme (EU-ETS) is controlled by announcements rather than by supply and demand. MCC researchers suggest the introduction of a minimum price.
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