climate change

February 6, 2024

Q.E.D. Why Politicians Need an Evidence-based Approach to Policy Problems

Poor policymaking has significantly contributed to Europe’s challenges across various fields. Despite politicians’ professed commitment to evidence-based policymaking, the paper highlights how decisions are infected by populism and short-termism.
August 23, 2023

Profit-driven Sustainability: the Market Forces Behind Esg Compliance

Politicians often forget that it is profit that drives firms in a society built upon the tangible benefits of capitalism, and that it is the pursuit of profit that will lead companies to adopt sustainable environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) practices.
March 29, 2023

Emission Possible

This paper urges EU decision makers to include transportation and buildings into the already existing Emissions Trading System (ETS). The study found that consolidating the ETS would create a more efficient and cost-effective way to reduce CO2 emissions in the EU.