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Essential Reading from the Institute

Policy Brief 13-10: Four Changes to Trade Rules to Facilitate Climate Change Action [pdf]
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2013

Op-ed: Role Reversal Will Slow Climate Change
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
November 19, 2012

RealTime Economic Issues Watch: Dissecting Durban: A Fighting Chance for Progress on Climate Change
by Trevor Houser
December 16, 2011

Book: NAFTA and Climate Change
by Meera Fickling and Jeffrey J. Schott
September 2011

Book: Carbon Abatement Costs and Climate Change Finance
Policy Analyses in International Economics No. 96
by William R. Cline
July 2011

Op-ed: American Eyes on Australia's Carbon Tax
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Australian Financial Review
July 12, 2011

Policy Brief 11-10: America’s Energy Security Options [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Shashank Mohan, Rhodium Group
June 2011

Speech: Valuation of Damages from Climate Change [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the conference on Improving the Assessment and Valuation of Climate Change Impacts for Policy and Regulatory Analysis, Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Energy, Washington DC, January 27-28, 2011.
January 2011

Paper: US Climate Change Policy: Implementing Copenhagen and Beyond [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the conference The Transatlantic Relationship in an Era of Growing Economic Multipolarity held at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 8, 2010

Working Paper 10-15: A Role for the G-20 in Addressing Climate Change? [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2010

Policy Brief 10-12: Assessing the American Power Act: The Economic, Employment, Energy Security, and Environmental Impact of Senator Kerry and Senator Lieberman’s Discussion Draft [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Shashank Mohan, Rhodium Group
and Ian Hoffman, Rhodium Group
May 2010

Policy Brief 10-5: Copenhagen, the Accord, and the Way Forward [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2010

Policy Brief 10-4: After the Flop in Copenhagen [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jisun Kim, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2010

Working Paper 09-15: Reconciling Climate Change and Trade Policy [pdf]
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, The World Bank
and Jianwu He, The World Bank
December 2009

Book: Global Warming and the World Trading System
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Steve Charnovitz and Jisun Kim
March 2009

Op-ed: Cooling the Planet Without Chilling Trade
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch
Op-ed in the Washington Post
November 13, 2009

Policy Brief 09-17: The Economics of Energy Efficiency in Buildings [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2009

Congressional Testimony: Green and Mean: Can the New US Economy be both Climate-Friendly and Competitive?
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, US Congress
March 10, 2009

Policy Brief 09-3: A Green Recovery? Assessing US Economic Stimulus and the Prospects for International Coordination [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Shashank Mohan, Rhodium Group
and Robert Heilmayr, World Resources Institute
February 10, 2009

Book: Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country
by William R. Cline
July 2007

Congressional Testimony: Policy Options to Prevent Climate Change [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
September 18, 2008

Congressional Testimony: Climate Change: Competitiveness Concerns and Prospects
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality
US House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce
March 5, 2008

Book: Leveling the Carbon Playing Field: International Competition and US Climate Policy Design
by Trevor Houser , Rob Bradley , Britt Childs , Jacob Werksman and Robert Heilmayr
May 2008

Speech: Comments on the Stern Review
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the Roundtable Discussion on the Stern Review
of the Economics of Climate Change and Its Critics
American Economic Association, Annual Meeting, New Orleans
January 5, 2008

Op-ed: Global Warming Could Boost Hunger on Earth
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Omaha World-Herald
April 13, 2008

Policy Brief 10-19: Revisiting the NAFTA Agenda on Climate Change [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Meera Fickling, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2010