Pricing Carbon:
The Silver Bullet for the Energy Transition

18.11.2019 | Verversdijk 16, 8000 Brugge (Belgium)
09.45 - 16.00 | (Registration from 09.30)
On 18 November 2019, the IBERDROLA Manuel Marín Chair for European Energy Policy of the Department of Political and Governance Studies (College of Europe) and the Climate Economics Chair (CEC, Université Paris Dauphine, on invitation of the European Economic Studies Department of the College of Europe) will jointly organise a conference entitled "Pricing Carbon: The Silver Bullet for the Energy Transition?".

The conference will be introduced by Prof. Dr. Béatrice DUMONT (Head of the Department of European Economic Studies at the College of Europe), Prof. Dr. Dirk BUSCHLE (Chairholder of the IBERDROLA Manuel Marín Chair for European Energy Policy) and Prof. Dr. Marc BAUDRY (Senior Research Fellow at the CEC and Head of the Economics Department at Université Paris Nanterre).

The event will feature five panels with high-level speakers:
  • 9.45 - Setting the scene 
    Beatrice Dumont / Dirk Buschle / Marc Baudry
  • 10.00 - The economics of carbon markets 
    (Moderated by Raphaël Trotignon, CEC)
    - Simon Quemin, Climate Economic Chair
    - Beat Hintermann, University of Basel
    - Philippe Chauveau, Head of Solvay Climate Strategy
  • 11.00 - Coffee Break
  • 11.30 - The challenges of implementing carbon taxes 
    (Moderated by Dirk Buschle)
    - Raphael Heffron, Professor for Global Energy Law & Sustainability at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee
    - Michael Mehling, University of Strathclyde School of Law
    - Lisa Ryan, ESIPP lecturer in energy economics, Energy Institute, University College Dublin
  • 12.30 - Lunch Break
  • 13.30 - Interlude: The European Emission Trading Scheme: From Zero to Hero? 
    (Moderated by Dirk Buschle)
    - Jos Delbeke, European University Institute
    - Kristian Ruby, Secretary General, Eurelectric
    - Daniel Nachtigall, Economist, OECD
  • 14.15 - Carbon markets and innovation 
    (Moderated by Anna Creti)
    - Massimiliano Mazzanti, University of Ferrara
    - Marc Baudry, Climate Economics Chair
  • 15.15 - Carbon markets and trade 
    (Moderated by Dirk Buschle)
    - Hans Bergman, Head of Unit ETS Policy Development and Auctioning, European Commission DG CLIMA
    - Miguel Muñoz, Head of Climate Policies, Iberdrola
    - Stefan E. Weishaar, University of Groningen
  • 16.00 - Farewell
Places are limited for this event and registration will be on a first come, first served basis. The event is free of charge and open to the public upon registration through the link below. Lunch will be provided.
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