In this section you will find the main publications carried out by members of ENT. As far as possible, publications in open access journals are prioritized, so that the full content is available. If not, please send an email to asking for more information.

Reformulating taxes for an energy transition
| Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Jaume Freire González| Research

An energy transition toward clean energy sources would reduce environmental impacts. One proposal to trigger this energy transition uses economic instruments, particularly environmental…

A Review of Waste Management Decision Support Tools and Their Ability to Assess Circular Biowaste Management Systems
| Research| Verònica Martinez

The circular economy concept offers a number of solutions to increasing amounts of biowaste and resource scarcity by valorising biowaste. However, it is necessary to consistently address…

Promoting Waste Degrowth and Environmental Justice at a Local Level: The Case of Unit-Pricing Schemes in Spain
| | Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Maria Calaf Forn| Research

This paper investigates the introduction of unit-pricing (UP) schemes in waste management with regard to grassroots initiatives promoting bottom-up participatory processes in local…

The expansion of intensive marine aquaculture in Turkey: The next‐to‐last commodity frontier?
| | Irmak Ertör| Miquel Ortega Cerdà

Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food‐producing sectors, and its share in global seafood production is rising significantly compared with capture fisheries. This transforms…

The role of environmental organisations on urban transformation – The case of waste management in Esporles (Mallorca)
| Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Maria Calaf Forn

The study presented in this paper explores and examines the role of grassroots environmental organisations in promoting schemes aimed at reducing the impact of waste production at a local…

Economic instruments for the management of packaging waste in Ecuador
| | Ignasi Puig Ventosa

This paper aims at presenting different possible economic instruments to improve packaging waste management in Ecuador. The paper begins by presenting the current situation of solid waste…

Climate Change Adaptation of Alpine Ski Tourism in Spain
| Aina González Puig| Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Jaume Freire González| Luís Campos Rodrigues

Mountain ecosystems are considered to be vulnerable to climate change, with potential detrimental effects including the reduction of the snow seasons, the gradual retreat of glaciers, and…

A Linear Programming Approach to Water Allocation during a Drought
| Jaume Freire González

The economic impacts of a drought depend critically on how water is allocated to different users. Choices as to water allocation can often reflect, wider economic policy, environmental and…

Environmental Fiscal Reform and the Double Dividend: Evidence from a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model
| Jaume Freire González| Research

An environmental fiscal reform (EFR) represents a transition of a taxation system toward one based in environmental taxation, rather than on taxation of capital, labor, or consumption. It…

Environmental taxation and the double dividend hypothesis in CGE modelling literature: a critical review
| Jaume Freire González| Research

Computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling is a flexible and open way to model the economic systems that allow practitioners to assess the impacts of different policies or external…

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