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Victor Court

Lecturer, Center for Energy Economics and Management (IFP School)
Victor Court joined the Centre for Energy Economics and Management at IFP School in March 2020. He is involved in the teaching and organisation of the Centre's three programmes (Energy and Markets
Issue 44 of Science@ifpen
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SPOTLIGHT ON CLIMATE OBJECTIVES - A highly over-estimated contribution of energy efficiency?

In its “sustainable development” scenario, the International Energy Agency (IEA) considers energy efficiency to be the primary lever for reducing CO2 emissions (see diagram). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) also considers energy efficiency as a key element of the ecological transition. (...) But this strategy could prove to be flawed in that it disregards a phenomenon that has long been at work to counteract the benefits of energy efficiency: the “rebound effect”.
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Emmanuel HACHE

Economist-Foresight, Economics and Environmental Evaluation Department, Economics and Technology Intelligence Division,
Emmanuel HACHE holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Paris I and a Msc in Development Economics and Sociology from the Institut d'Étude du Développement Économique et Social (IEDES) of the
Issue 29 Science@ifpen
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Renovation of housing: how to support the energy transition of French households?

The national energy transition will largely depend on changes in household energy consumption. In 2015, the residential sector alone was responsible for 30% of final energy consumption and 25% of CO2
Issue 29 Science@ifpen
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Biofuels: contagion factors between agricultural and oil markets?

In order to combat climate change, numerous countries introduced policies promoting the use of 1st-generation biofuels, generating a 7-fold increase in their production between 2000 and 2014. In