The elusive quest for technology-neutral policies
Journal article, 2011

It is often argued that policies to address climate change should be technology neutral. In this paper we address when and to what extent technology neutrality is warranted, and find that it is often an elusive objective that neither can nor should be prioritized as the main guiding principle.

Technology neutrality

Carbon taxes

Technology policy

Climate policy

Cap-and-trade

Author

Christian Azar

Chalmers, Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory

Björn Sandén

Chalmers, Energy and Environment, Environmental Systems Analysis

Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions

2210-4224 (ISSN)

Vol. 1 1 135-139

Subject Categories

Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics

Economics and Business

Driving Forces

Sustainable development

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Areas of Advance

Transport

Building Futures (2010-2018)

Energy

DOI

10.1016/j.eist.2011.03.003

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Created

10/8/2017