How to Progress in International Climate Policy

Re-thinking the Efficacy
of International Climate
Agreements Post COP15
FKZ: 01LA1139A
International Conference
Step-By-Step –
How to Progress in International Climate Policy
19&20 February 2015
Venue: Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Straße 2
(Draft Programme)
Thursday, 19 February
14:15 – 15:30
Key Note Speech: Climate Coalitions in a Mitigation-Adaptation Game
Michael Finus, University of Bath
Coffee Break
Session 1: EU’s first-mover position in climate policy
Chair: N.N.
16:00 – 16:30
Challenges and risks of being the first mover
Wolfgang Buchholz, University of Regensburg, RECAP15
Wolfgang Peters, European University Viadrina, RECAP15
16:30 – 17:15
Inclusion of consumption in EU ETS
Roland Ismer, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Coffee Break
17:30 – 18:15
Design of border adjustments for the EU ETS
Ulrike Will, European University Viadrina, RECAP15
18:15 – 19:30
Round-table 1: Unilateral European climate policy
Chair: Markus Becker, Spiegel Online
Annalena Baerbock, Spokesperson for Climate Policy, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
Susanne Dröge, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin
Bill Shobe, University of Virginia
Günther Verheugen, European University Viadrina
Friday, 20 February
Session 2: Monitoring, fairness and trust building
Chair: Rüdiger Pethig, University of Siegen
09:10 – 09:30
Role of monitoring, fairness and trust building in international negotiations
Reimund Schwarze, European University Viadrina, RECAP15 and UFZ Leipzig
09:30 – 10:00
Reciprocity and Cost-Sharing Promote Multilateral Climate Protection
Aneta Ufert, European University Viadrina, RECAP15
10:00 – 10:30
Spatio-temporal statistical analysis of the global carbon cycle
Patrick Vetter, European University Viadrina, RECAP15
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45
The many faces of justice in international negotiations
Cecilia Albin, Uppsala University
11:45 – 13:00
Round-table 2: Behavioral economics and fairness preferences in climate
Chair: Marcel Thum, TU Dresden and CESifo Group Dresden
Friedel Bolle, European University Viadrina, RECAP15
Wolfgang Buchholz, University of Regensburg, RECAP15
Georg Meran, TU Berlin
Dirk Rübbelke, University of Freiberg
Bodo Sturm, HTWK Leipzig
Lunch break
Session 3: Substitutability of adaptation and mitigation
Chair: Daniel Becker, European University Viadrina, RECAP15
14:15 – 14:45
Climate cooperation with technology investments and border carbon
Carsten Helm, University of Oldenburg
14:45 – 15:30
Strategic implications of adaptation and mitigation
Anna Topp, European University Viadrina, RECAP15
Heike Auerswald, TU Dresden
Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:30
Policy implications
Alexander Haupt, Plymouth University
16:30 – 17:45
Round-table 3: From the “Copenhagen Syndrome” to “Climate Realpolitik”
Chair: Alexander Mäder, Stuttgarter Zeitung
Jonathan Z. Cannon, University of Virginia
Karen Pittel, CESifo Group Munich
Michael Rauscher, University of Rostock
Reimund Schwarze, European University Viadrina, RECAP15 and UFZ Leipzig
Closing remarks