Climate Economics and Finance

oa Open Access

E-ISSN: 3029-2514

Climate Economics and Finance (CEF) is a peer-reviewed journal for the publication of original research related to managing environmental systems and improving environmental quality. All papers submitted to the journal must be original and show a specific link with CEF applications. Specific areas of interest for the journal include:

  • Markets for energy commodities and derivatives
  • Regulation and taxation
  • Environmental and climate assessment (environmental impact assessment, risk assessment, life cycle analysis, material flow analysis, life cycle costing, emission accounting, etc.)
  • Social, economic and policy aspects of environmental management
  • Transportation modelling
  • Financial analysis
  • Other topics related to SDGs

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Climate Economics and Finance: A Literature Review
by Hao Dong  and  Tao Li
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"Climate Economics and Finance" has risen to prominence as a crucial field, encompassing three primary dimensions: Climate Economics, Climate Finance, and the Intersection of Climate Change and Financial Markets. The adverse externalities arising from climate change, exemplifying a classic instance of "market failure" within market economic frameworks, have garnered global atte [...] Read more

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