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Issues related to the long-term energy policyAnalysis

The study makes an overview of those energy policy related issues that will challenge the Hungarian energy sector in the time horizon up to 2050. The objective of the study is to map the most important challenges in the field, in order to highlight these ...

Physical and economic consequences of climate change in EuropeProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Unites States of America, 2011Research paper

Quantitative estimates of the economic damages of climate change usually are based on aggregate relationships linking average temperature change to loss in gross domestic product (GDP). However, there is a clear need for further detail in the regional ...

Carbon free European electricity generation by 2050?Article

In 2009 December in Copenhagen the European Union made great efforts to reach an agreement with other participating countries on the post-Kyoto obligations to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The EU carried on with the negotiations knowing that it had ...

Understanding Hungary's Environmental Foreign Policy: The Cases of the Climate Change and Biodiversity RegimesClimate Change and Foreign Policy 2009Research paper

Why would a small, middle-income country, stuck in the turbulence of deep political and economic changes, care about global environmental problems? After the breakdown of the Communist regime in 1989, the 1990s were marked by serious social and economic ...

Analysis of 2005 and 2006 EU ETS emissions dataAnalysis

The companies under the regime of the European Union Emission Trading Scheme had to publish valid data concerning their emissions. This official data enables us to analyze what kind of effects the introduction of EU-ETS had on each ...

Background study for the auctioning of CO2 allowances owned by the Hungarian stateAnalysis

In the framework of the EU ETS the Hungarian Government auctions 2.5% of the total CO2 allowances set for the 2005-2007 period. The National Allocation Plan approved by the European Commission thus provides for the auctioning of 2 340 000 tons of CO2 ...

Government tasks and impact study regarding CO2 emission trading in HungaryAnalysis

Two studies were prepared on the governmental tasks and incurring budget effects of the EU CO2 emissions trading system. The first study introduces the theoretical basics of emissions trading, the main economic foundations, the assessment of the ...

Preparation of sectoral CO2 emission forecasts in 16 industries in hungaryAnalysis

The first volume of the final report discusses and summarizes our most important results. It presents detailed sectoral and total emissions prognoses for GHG and CO2 emissions that fall under the scope of the Directive 2003/87/EC (ETS). The second volume ...

Greenhouse gas inventory and emissions prognoses with general equilibrium modelling in HungaryAnalysis

In 2004 the Ministry of Environment and Waters had determine the total quantity of CO2 allowances to be allocated among economic agents falling under the scope of Directive 2003/87/EC (ETS). This required information about the development of national ...

Hungarian Energy Office general consulting agreement 2004Analysis

A megállapodásban szereplő témák:árszabályozási peremfeltétel-vizsgálat, indexálás, kötelező átvétel közgazdasági elemzése,CO2 nemzeti allokációs terv kialakítási során felmerült problémák,NOx kibocsátási allokációs tervek készítése során felmerült ...