Publications

Selected publications on carbon markets authored by Perspectives staff.

 

2013

 

Saved health, saved wealth: an approach to quantifying the benefits of climate change adaptation

Practical application in costal protection projects in Viet Nam

Report

 

Köhler, Michel; Michaelowa, Axel

(October 2013)

 

Hamburg/Zürich

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einSaved health, saved wealth

 

Abundant, carbon free energy technologies – can we turn wishful thinking into reality?

Report

 

Honegger, Matthias;  Butzengeiger-Geyer, Sonja

(May 2013)

 

Hamburg / Zurich.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einAbundant, carbon free energy technologies >>

 

Advancing Climate Compatible Development for Food Security: Assessment how food security-related elements of national climate change strategies can harness international climate finance in an effective manner

Report

 

Köhler, Michel; Boos, Daniela; Butzengeiger, Sonja; Michaelowa, Axel; Junghans, Lisa; Harmeling,Sven

(February 2013)

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einTask 3 Report final

 

 

 

2012



Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Compatible Development - Case Studies Synthesis Paper

Report

 

Köhler, Michel; Junghans, Lisa; Harmeling, Sven

(June 2012)

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einSythesis Paper final

 

Standardized Baselines for the CDM – Are We on the Right Track?

Policy Paper

 

Schneider, Lambert;  Broekhoff, Derik; Fuessler, Juerg; Lazarus, Michael; Michaelowa, Axel; Spalding-Fecher, Randall

(November 2012)

 

Stockholm.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einStandardized Baselines for the CDM >>

Setting baselines for the new market mechanism: Examples from the power, cement and buildings sectors 
Discussion paper

 

Castro, Paula; Hayashi, Daisuke; Harthan, Ralph; Cames, Martin; Michaelowa, Axel

(November 2012)

 

Berlin.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einSetting baselines for the new market mechanism >>

 

Can New Market Mechanisms Mobilize Emissions Reductions from the Private Sector?
Discussion paper ES 12-1

 

Michaelowa, Axel

(November 2012)

 

Published by the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Cambridge.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einCan New Market Mechanisms Mobilize Emissions Reductions from the Private Sector? >>

 

Chancen und Barrieren für Technikanbieter bei CDM und JI
Discussion paper

 

Butzengeiger-Geyer, Sonja; Michaelowa, Axel; Dransfeld, Björn; Köhler, Michel; Bausch, Camilla; Dreblow, Eike; Tröltzsch, Jenny

(August 2012)

 

Published in Climate Change 13/12 by the Umweltbundesamt, Dessau-Rosslau.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einChancen und Barrieren für Technikanbieter bei CDM und JI >>

 

Scenarios for the global carbon markets

Strengths and weaknesses of the CDM in comparison with new and emerging market mechanisms

Linking the CDM with new and emerging carbon markets 
Papers for the CDM Policy Dialogue

 

Michaelowa, Axel

(June-July 2012)

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einScenarios for the global carbon markets >>

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einStrengths and weaknesses of the CDM in comparison with new and emerging market mechanisms >>

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einLinking the CDM with new and emerging carbon markets >>

 

Market-based mechanisms in a post 2012 climate change regime
Summary report

 

Castro, Paula; Duwe, Matthias; Köhler, Michel; Zelljadt, Elizabeth

(2012)

 

Berlin.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einMarket-based mechanisms post 2012 >>

 

Equity and cost-effectiveness of adaptation finance - are they friends or foes?
CIS Working Paper 73

 

Stadelmann, Martin; Persson, Åsa; Ratajczak-Juszko, Izabela; Michaelowa, Axel

(2012)

 

Published by the Center for Comparative and International Studies (ETH Zurich and University of Zurich).

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einEquity and cost-effectiveness of adaptation finance >>

 

2011



Market mechanisms for adaptation to climate change - lessons from mitigation and a pathway to implementation

CIS Working Paper 71

 

Butzengeiger-Geyer, Sonja; Michaelowa, Axel; Köhler, Michel; Stadelmann, Martin

(November 2011)

 

Published by the Center for Comparative and International Studies (ETH Zurich and University of Zurich).

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einMarket mechanisms for adaptation to climate change >>

 

Application of economic instruments for adaptation to climate change 
Final report

 

Bräuninger, Michael; Butzengeiger-Geyer, Sonja; Dlugolecki, Andrew; Hochrainer, Stefan; Köhler, Michel; Linnerooth-Bayer, Joanne; Mechler, Reinhard; Michaelowa, Axel; Schulze, Sven

(September 2011)

 

Hamburg.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einApplication of economic instruments >>

 

Accounting of private climate finance. Types of finance, data gaps and the 100 billion dollar question
Working paper

 

Stadelmann, Martin; Roberts, J. Timmons; Michaelowa, Axel

(August 2011)

 

Published by Climate Strategies, Cambrige.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einAccounting of private climate finance >>

 

How to enable the private sector to mitigate? Building capacity and creating an enabling environment for low-carbon business activities in developing countries
Working paper

 

Stadelmann, Martin; Michaelowa, Axel

(June 2011)

 

Published by Climate Strategies, Cambrige.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einHow to enable the private sector to mitigate >>

 

Design of the post-2012 climate regime: Sectoral approaches for greenhouse gas mitigation. Incentives for mitigation investments.
Discussion paper

 

Dransfeld, Björn; Michaelowa, Axel; Cames, Martin; Healy, Sean

(June 2011)

 

Published in Climate Change 14/11 by the Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt), Dessau-Rosslau.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einDesign of the post-2012 climate regime >>

 

Is there a leverage paradox in climate finance? Efficiency of the CDM and the GEF in leveraging funds and reducing CO2.
Working paper

 

Stadelmann, Martin; Castro, Paula; Michaelowa, Axel

(May 2011)

 

Published by Climate Strategies, Cambridge.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einIs there a leverage paradox in climate finance >>

 

Universal metrics to compare the effectiveness of climate change adaptation projects
Working paper

 

Stadelmann, Martin Stadelmann; Michaelowa, Axel; Butzengeiger-Geyer, Sonja; Köhler, Michel 

(April 2011)

 

Zurich.

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einUniversal metrics to compare the effectiveness >>

 

Waking up the sleeping giant: How the new benchmark methodology can boost CDM in the building sector.
Article

 

Michaelowa, Axel; Hayashi, Daisuke

(2011)

 

Published in Trading Carbon Magazine, 5, 2011, p. 32-34

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einWaking up the sleeping giant >>

 

Fragmentation of international climate policy – doom or boon for carbon markets?
Article

 

Michaelowa, Axel

(2011)

 

Published in Progressing towards post-2012 carbon markets, p. 13-24, by UNEP Riso Centre, Roskilde. 

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einFragmentation of international climate policy >>

 

 

2010



Supported NAMA Design  Concept  for Energy-
Efficiency Measures in the Mexican  Residential Building Sector

Final Draft Working Paper

 

Daisuke Hayashi, Axel Michaelowa, Stefan Wehenr, Matthias Krey, Fernanda Gusmao, Nelson Sam

(November 2010)

 

Published by Point Carbon Global Advisory Services, Mexico City.

co-funded by the German Federal Environment Ministry under the CDM/JI Initiative

 

Supported NAMA Design  Concept  for Energy >>

 

PoA Blueprint Book
Guidebook for PoA coordinators under CDM/JI 2. Edition

 

Daisuke Hayashi, Axel Michaelowa, Björn Dranfeld, Marc André Marr, Nicolas Müller, Stefan Wehner, Matthias Krey 

(April 2010)

 

Published by the KfW Bankengruppe, Frankfurt am Main.

 

PoA Blueprint Book >>

 

Towards a more standardized approach to baselines and additionality under the CDM
Determining nationally appropriate performance standards and default factors

 

Daisuke Hayashi, Nicolas Müller, Sven Feige, Axel Michaelowa

(May 2010)

 

Commissioned by the UK Department for International Development.

 

CDM_standardized_approach_SPM >>

CDM_standardized_approach_Full report >>

CDM_standardized_approach_Building case >>

CDM_standardized_approach_Charcoal case >>

 

The Forum

The upset about international offsets

 

Axel Michaelowa, Derik Broekhoff, Laura H. Kosloff, Marti Spitzer, Michael Wara, Mark Trexler

(May/ June 2010)

 

Published by Environmental Law Insitute, Washington DC 

 

The upset about international offsets PDF Version >>

 

 

2009

Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der sektoralen Marktmechanismen in der internationalen Klimapolitik

 

Axel Michaelowa und Sonja Butzengeiger

(December 2009)

 

Published by Die Volkswirtschaft - das Magazin für Wirtschaftspolitik   

 

Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einMöglichkeiten und Grenzen der sektoralen Marktmechanismen >>

 

PoA Blueprint Book

A guidebook for PoA coordinators under CDM/JI  

 

Daisuke Hayashi, Axel Michaelowa, Björn Dransfeld, Mareike Niemann, Marc André Marr,Klaus Oppermann, Carolyn S. Neufeld,

(May 2009)

 

Commissioned by KfW Bankengruppe.

 

PoA blueprint book >>

 

 

2007

Understanding CDM Methodologies

A guidebook to CDM Rules and Procedures  

 

Axel Michaelowa, Frédéric Gagnon-Lebrun, Daisuke Hayashi, Luis Salgado Flores, Phlippe Crête, Matthias Krey

(November 2007)

 

Commissioned by the UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs.

 

CDM Guidebook Perspectives_DEFRA 122007 >>