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English-language CANES publications will be posted on this page, listed according to topic:

   EU climate policies
   EU energy policies
   EU state aid policies
   Swedish climate and energy policies
   Norwegian climate and energy policies

Some selected, background publications (produced prior to CANES) are also listed.

A more complete list of CANES publications can be found in the Norwegian/Swedish-language section.



EU climate policies

EU Climate and Energy Policy: A Hesitant Supranational Turn? Artikkel av Jørgen Wettestad, Per Ove Eikeland og Måns Nilsson i Global Environmental Politics, Vol 12, No 2, 2012, pp. 65-84.

Multi-sphere Climate Policy: Conceptualizing National Policy-making in Europe. Doctoral dissertation by Elin Lerum Boasson, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, 2011, 287 p.

EU Emissions Trading; Achivements and Challenges. Chapter by Jørgen Wettestad in the book Toward A Common European Union Energy Policy - Problems, Progress and Prospects edited by Vicky L. Birchfield and John Duffield. New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, pp. 87-113.

Lobbying During the Revision of the European Emissions Trading System: Easier for Swedish Industrial Insiders than for Norwegian Outsiders? Report by Kadri Miard. FNI Report 3/2011. Lysaker, FNI, 2011, 93 p.

Understanding the Differing Governance of EU Emissions Trading and Renewables: Feedback Mechanisms and Policy Entrepreneurs. Report by Elin Lerum Boasson and Jørgen Wettestad. FNI Report 2/2010. Lysaker, FNI, 2010, 34 p.

'EU Energy-Intensive Industries and Emission Trading: Losers Becoming Winners?' Article by Jørgen Wettestad in Environmental Policy and Governance, Vol 19, No 5, 2009, pp. 309-320.

'The Origin, Evolution and Consequences of the EU Emissions Trading System'. Article by Jon Birger Skjærseth and Jørgen Wettestad in Global Environmental Politics, Vol 9, No 2, 2009, pp. 101-123.

'Restricting the Import of 'Emission Credits' in the EU: A Power Struggle between States and Institutions'. Article by Karoline Hægstad Flåm in International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, Vol 9, No 1, 2009, pp. 23-38.

'EU Energy-intensive Industries and Emissions Trading: Losers Becoming Winners?' Report by Jørgen Wettestad. FNI Report 10/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 20 p.

'EU Emissions Trading and Windfall Profits: Unexpected Redistribution about to become History?'. Memo by Jørgen Wettestad, November 2007.

Selected background research (pre-CANES)

'A Multi-level Analysis of the EU Linking Directive Process: The Controversial Connection between EU and Global Climate Policy'. Report by Karoline Hægstad Flåm. FNI Report 8/2007. Lysaker, FNI, 2007, 78 p.

'Norway and Emissions Trading: From Global Front-runner to EU Follower'. Article by Ingvild Andreassen Sæverud and Jørgen Wettestad. International Environmental Agreements, Vol 6, No 1, 2006, pp. 91-108.

'Towards Climate Policy Integration in the EU: Evolving dilemmas and opportunities'. Article by M. Nilsson and L.J. Nilsson. Climate Policy, Vol 5, No 3, 2005, pp. 363-376.

'The Making of the 2003 EU Emissions Trading Directive: An Ultra-Quick Process due to Entrepreneurial Proficiency?' Article by Jørgen Wettestad. Global Environmental Politics, Vol 5, No 1, 2005, pp. 1-24.

'Implementing EU Emissions Trading: Institutional Misfit?' Report by Jørgen Wettestad and Ingvild Andreassen Sæverud. FNI Report 10/2005. Lysaker, FNI, 2005, 24 p.



EU energy policies


Internal market policies

The Third Internal Energy Market Package: New Power Relations among Member States, EU Institutions and Non-state Actors. Article by Per Ove Eikeland. Journal of Common Market Studies, 7 January 2011.

New Dawn for Electricity? EU Policy and the Changing Decision Space for Electricity Production in Sweden. Report by Måns Nilsson. FNI Report 11/2009. Lysaker, FNI, 2009, 32 p.

'EU Internal Energy Market Policy: New Dynamics in the Brussels Policy Game?' Report by Per Ove Eikeland. FNI Report 14/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 67 p.

'EU Energy Infrastructure Policy – Unintended Redistribution of Economic Opportunities?'. Memo by Per Ove Eikeland, November 2007.

Selected background research (pre-CANES)

'Downstream Natural Gas in Europe – High Hopes Dashed for Upstream Oil and Gas Companies'. Article by Per Ove Eikeland. Energy Policy, Vol 35, No 1, 2007, pp. 227-237.

'The Long and Winding Road to the Internal Energy Market – Consistencies and Inconsistencies in EU Policy'. Report by Per Ove Eikeland. FNI Report 8/2004. Lysaker, FNI, 2004, 44 p.


Renewable energy policies

Understanding the Differing Governance of EU Emissions Trading and Renewables: Feedback Mechanisms and Policy Entrepreneurs. Report by Elin Lerum Boasson and Jørgen Wettestad. FNI Report 2/2010. Lysaker, FNI, 2010, 34 p.

New Dawn for Electricity? EU Policy and the Changing Decision Space for Electricity Production in Sweden. Report by Måns Nilsson. FNI Report 11/2009. Lysaker, FNI, 2009, 32 p.

'The rise and fall of GO trading in European renewable energy policy: The role of advocacy and policy framing'. Artikel av Måns Nilsson, Lars J. Nilsson och Karin Ericsson i Energy Policy, 10 juni 2009, 9 p.

'Rapid Turns in European Renewable Energy Policy: Advocacy and Framing of the Proposed Trading of Guarantees of Origin'. Report by Måns Nilsson, Lars J. Nilsson and Karin Ericsson. FNI Report 9/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 33 p.

'Diversification of an Organisational Field: How Europe Promotes and Hampers Domestic Change'. Report by Elin Lerum Boasson. FNI Report 6/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 28 p.

'EU policy development – renewable energy policy'. Powerpoint Presentation by Måns Nilsson, Lars J. Nilsson and Karin Ericsson, May 2008.

'EU policy for renewable sources of energy – implications for producers and basic industries'. Memo by Lars J. Nilsson, Måns Nilsson och Karin Ericsson, November 2007.

'EU policy for renewable sources of energy: Implications for producers and basic industries'. Powerpoint presentation by Lars J. Nilsson, November 2007.

Selected background research (pre-CANES)

'Market Diffusion of New Renewable Energy in Europe: Explaining Front-Runner and Laggard Positions'. Article by Per Ove Eikeland and Ingvild Andreassen Sæverud. Energy & Environment, Vol 18, No 1, 2007, pp. 13-37.

'Implementation of the Biofuels Directive in the European Union'. Article by L. Di Lucia och L.J. Nilsson. Transport Policy, Vol 14, No 6, 2007, pp. 533-543.



EU state aid policies

'EU Environmental State Aid Policy: Wide Implications, Narrow Participation?' Report by Karoline Hægstad Flåm. FNI Report 13/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 25 p.

'Reforming EU Environmental State Aid Policy: Who will Gain and Who will Lose?'. Memo by Karoline Hægstad Flåm, November 2007.



Swedish climate and energy policies

New energy strategies in the Swedish pulp and paper industry—The role of national and EU climate and energy policies. Article by Karin Ericsson, Lars J. Nilsson and Måns Nilsson. Energy Policy, 20 January 2011.

New Dawn for Electricity? EU Policy and the Changing Decision Space for Electricity Production in Sweden. Report by Måns Nilsson. FNI Report 11/2009. Lysaker, FNI, 2009, 32 p.

'Regulative Change Targeting Energy Performance of Buildings in Sweden: Key Drivers and Main Implications'. Rapport av Bente Beckstrøm Fuglseth. FNI-rapport 2/2009. Lysaker, FNI, 2009, 23 p.

'A New Dawn for Electricity? Unpacking the Role of Changing EU and National Governance'. Powerpoint presentation by Måns Nilsson, November 2008.

'Driving Forces and Barriers to Improved Energy Performance of Buildings: An Analysis of Energy Performance of Swedish Buildings, 2000-2006'. Rapport av Bente Beckstrøm Fuglseth. FNI-rapport 5/2008. Lysaker, Norge, Fridtjof nansens Institutt, 2008, 92 p.

Selected background research (pre-CANES)

'Policy instruments and industrial responses – experiences from Sweden'. Paper by B. Johansson, G. Modig and L.J. Nilsson. Presented at the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) 2007 Summer Study, La Colle sur Loup, France.

'Seeing the Wood for the Trees: 25 Years of Renewable Energy Policy in Sweden'. Article by L.J. Nilsson, B. Johansson, K. Åstrand, K. Ericsson, P. Svenningsson, P. Börjesson and L. Neij. Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol 11, No 2, 2004, pp. 67-81.

'The Role of Assessments and Institutions for Policy learning: A Study on Swedish Climate and Nuclear Policy Formation'. Article by M. Nilsson in Policy Sciences, Vol 38, 2006, pp. 225-249.

'Learning, Frames and Environmental Policy Integration: The Case of Energy Policy in Sweden'. Article by M. Nilsson in Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Vol 23, 2005, pp. 207-226.



Norwegian climate and energy policies

'Limits to Adaptation: Analysing Institutional Constraints'. Kapittel av Tor Håkon Inderberg og Per Ove Eikeland i boken Adapting to Climate Change – Thresholds, Values, Governance. (Redaktører: N. Adger, I. Lorenzoni og K. O'Brien). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 433-447.

Selected background research (pre-CANES)

'Norway and Emissions Trading: From Global Front-runner to EU Follower'. Article by Ingvild Andreassen Sæverud and Jørgen Wettestad. International Environmental Agreements, Vol 6, No 1, 2006, pp. 91-108.


The CANES Partners:

Fridtjof Nansen Institute
Fridtjof Nansen Institute

Stockholm Environmental Institute
Stockholm Environmental Institute

Lund Institute of Technology
Lund Institute of Technology

Energy Norway
Energy Norway

Federation of Norwegian Industries
Federation of Norwegian Industries

Statkraft
Statkraft

Statnett
Statnett

Svenska Kraftnät
Svenska Kraftnät

Vattenfall
Vattenfall



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