18 Nov 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS Climate Economics and Law Conference

The NCCR Climate invites scientists to the “Climate Economics and Law Conference” that will take place on 16 – 17 June 2011 in Bern, Switzerland.

Key issues covered by the conference are:

  • Mitigation, adaptation and technological change

  • Trade regulations and unilateral climate policies

Each topic includes two keynote plenary lectures and numerous parallel sessions. The conference is open to all interested researchers. Contributions from a broad spectrum of climate economics and law research issues and from the two key topics, in particular, are welcome. Overall, the conference aims to foster cross-disciplinary links.

Keynote speakers:
Shardul Agrawala (OECD, Paris, F), Peter Holmes (University of Sussex, UK), Matthias Ruth (University of Maryland, USA), Peter Wooders (IISD, Geneva, CH).

Deadline for PAP ER submission:
28 February 2011

Programme comite:
Phillip Aerni (U Bern, CH), Thomas Bernauer (ETH Zurich, CH), Lucas Bretschger (ETH Zurich, CH), Stefanie Engel (ETH Zurich, CH), Alain
Haurie (U Geneva, CH), Gebhard Kirchgässner (U St. Gallen, CH), Frank Krysiak (U Basel, CH), Thomas Rutherford (ETH Zurich, CH), Renate
Schubert (ETH Zurich, CH)

Organizing comite:
Seraina Buob (U Bern, CH), Thomas Cottier (U Bern, CH), Vally Koubi (U Bern, CH), Gunter Stephan (U Bern, CH), Philippe Thalmann (EPF Lausanne, CH), Hal Turton (PSI, Villigen, CH), Ralph Winkler (U Bern, CH)

Bern, where the conference will take place, offers a breath-taking setting surrounded by the Swiss Alps, with its old town listed as a UNESCO
world heritage site.