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1 September 2017

Simone Borghesi appointed the new Director of the FSR Climate Unit of the European University Institute

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27 June 2017, Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) University of Cambridge

Simone Borghesi and Massimiliano Montini invited speakers at the University of Cambridge
Title of the presentation: EU-ETS linkage scenarios post-Brexit: how to design a UK-ETS?


23 June 17, Jesus College University of Cambridge

Simone Borghesi invited speaker at the 1st Workshop on Economic theories and low-carbon transformation policies
Title of the presentation: Emission Trading and Foreign Direct Investments: an evolutionary theoretical model


Simone Borghesi and Massimiliano Montini among the teachers of the new edition of the course on Sustainability at the University of Siena
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Simone Borghesi appointed member of the Expert Group of the European LIFE project on ’Supporting the implementation and development of the EU ETS (SIDE)’

FSR Climate awarded a EC LIFE project


1-2 December 2016, Florence

Simone Borghesi invited speaker at the Florence School of Regulation – Annual Climate Conference  at the European University Institute in Florence. The conference focused on the Economic Assessment of European Climate Policies.
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Watch the video of the presentation “The EU ETS and its followers: connecting the dots” given by Simone Borghesi:


11-12 November 2016, Siena

R4S, in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Statistics of the University of Siena, organized the Workshop “Finance, Environment and Sustainability”

The workshop aimed to publicize and disseminate the results obtained within the European project FESSUD (Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development).

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The workshop hosted the third “Goodwin Lecture” given by Prof. Michael Grubb on “On carbon ‘clubs’, pricing and investment: What can Europe do?”

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New book: S. Borghesi, M. Montini and A. Barreca, “The European Emission Trading Systems and its followers: Comparative Analysis and Linking Perspectives”, Springer, 2016


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