Developing Platform Economies

The concept of platforms has emerged in recent years as one of the most important concepts of the digital economy. Are genuinely new ways of running companies and organizing work and capital investments emerging? And what implications does this have on European innovation, incumbent market players and consumers?

Emissions Trading: Fighting climate change with the market

The EU ETS is described by the European Commission as the cornerstone of its strategy to combat climate change and it is the main policy instrument for reaching the EU’s climate objectives. The EU ETS has also been widely criticised with arguments worth regarding. This book aims at putting emissions trading into perspective, in the EU and the world, to the interested but not necessarily specialist reader.

Climate Refugees – The science, the People, the Jurisdiction and the Future

This report aims to highlight the juridical dilemmas and urge to define ”climate refugees” in juridical terms. It examines the triggers of climate migration and the international and European frameworks and policy responses, e.g. cross-border movements and the Paris Agreement. The report also tends to the human, societal, national and international consequences of climate driven migration.