Thema Umweltmärkte

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Where Does the Fair Trade Money Go? How Much Consumers Pay Extra for Fair Trade Coffee and How This Value Is Split along the Value Chain

Fair Trade certification aims at transferring wealth from the consumer to the farmer; however, coffee passes through many hands before reaching final consumers. Bringing together retail, wholesale, and stock market data, this study estimates how much more consumers are paying for Fair Trade-certified coffee in US supermarkets and finds estimates around $1.50 per lb. The study then assesses how this ...

In: World Development 133 (2020), 105006, 12 S. | Helene Naegele
DIW Weekly Report 8/9 / 2020

Nitrate Pollution of Groundwater Long Exceeding Trigger Value; Fertilization Practices Require More Transparency and Oversight

For many years now, nitrate concentrations have exceeded the trigger value of 50 milligrams per liter at nearly one-fifth of the groundwater sampling sites in Germany. Apart from impairing the ecosystem by, for example, causing eutrophication of water bodies, nitrate-polluted drinking water also damages human health; it is suspected to cause cancer. Econometric calculations using current data confirm ...

2020| Greta Sundermann, Nicole Wägner, Astrid Cullmann, Christian von Hirschhausen, Claudia Kemfert
Diskussionspapiere 1850 / 2020

Coase and Cap-and-Trade: Evidence on the Independence Property from the European Electricity Sector

This paper provides an empirical test of the Coase Theorem. I analyze whether emissions are independent from allowance allocations in the electricity sector regulated under the EU's Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). Exogenous variation in levels of free allocation for power producing installations enables a difference-in-differences strategy. The analysis reveals that a change in al- location levels ...

2020| Aleksandar Zaklan
DIW Wochenbericht 5 / 2020

Ein europäischer grüner Deal mit vielen Facetten: Kommentar

2020| Karsten Neuhoff
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The Political Economy of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Does Performance on the SDGs Affect Re-Election?

While the economic voting hypothesis is a well-researched approach to explain behavior at the ballot box, a broader perspective of economic, social and environmental issues regarding a government’s chances to get re-elected is still missing in the literature. In this context, this paper makes use for the first time of the Agenda 2030 with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the comprehensive ...

In: Sustainability 12 (2020), 16, 6445, 14 S. | Christian Kroll, Vera Zipperer
DIW Wochenbericht 48 / 2020

Stromzugang im Globalen Süden: Dezentrale erneuerbare Energiesysteme bieten echte Alternative

Zugang zu bezahlbarer und erneuerbarer Energie ist eines der zentralen nachhaltigen Entwicklungsziele (Sustainable Development Goals), die die Vereinten Nationen 2015 verabschiedet haben. Insbesondere bei der Elektrifizierung in Ländern des Globalen Südens wurden in den vergangenen Jahren erhebliche Fortschritte erzielt. So sank die Anzahl der Menschen ohne Stromzugang weltweit 2016 erstmals unter ...

2020| Christian von Hirschhausen, Dawud Ansari, Fabienne Banzer, Raluca Dumitrescu, Georg Heinemann, Claudia Kemfert
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Comparing Coal Phase-Out Pathways: The United Kingdom’s and Germany’s Diverging Transitions

Political decisions and trends regarding coal use for electricity generation developed differently in the UK and Germany, despite being subject to relatively similar climate protection targets and general political and economic conditions. The UK agreed on a coal phase-out by 2024. In Germany, a law schedules a coal phase-out by 2038 at the latest. This paper investigates reasons for the different ...

In: Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 37 (2020), S. 238-253 | Hanna Brauers, Pao-Yu Oei, Paula Walk
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Sustainable Development and Populism

All 193 UN member states have pledged to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), following the guiding principle to leave no one behind. At the same time, rising populist movements increasingly influence the political debate in many countries by challenging multilateral cooperation and liberal democracy. This paper contains the first empirical study of the relationship between the SDGs and ...

In: Ecological Economics 176 (2020), 106723 | Christian Kroll, Vera Zipperer
DIW Berlin - Politikberatung kompakt 155 / 2020

Optionen zur Auszahlung einer Pro-Kopf-Klimaprämie für einen sozialverträglichen CO2-Preis: Endbericht; Forschungsprojekt im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums der Finanzen (fe 3/19)

2020| Jan Stede, Stefan Bach, Roland Ismer, Klaus Meßerschmidt, Karsten Neuhoff
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