Ibon Galarraga Research Professor

Main Research Field:
Public policies, policy instruments and economic valuation, with special attention to research that can be useful to inform Basque Climate Policy.

Personal web page http://www.bc3research.org/en/ibon_galarraga.html
Email address ibon.galarraga@bc3research.org
Orcid 0000-0002-2683-9360
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Climate change requires to overcome the short-term vision of public policy. Having the right facts and scientific information is vital, but only one part of the variables that are taken into account by policy makers.

Research that supports decision making process is extremely important and necessary to build a bridge between scientific knowledge and policy action."



May 4, 2017

BC3 Press Release (2017-05-04)

"Cities in Southeast Asia, Eastern Africa and on US West Coast need to act on sea-level rise most urgently". [Leioa (Spain), 4th May 2017] For people and insurance companies alike, it is the extreme events – with low probability but highly damaging - that are the most devastating. Storm Desmond, for example, flooded northwestern areas of the UK in 2015, and Hurricane Katrina wreaked catastrophe on New Orleans in 2005. The same is true when it comes to future sea level rise. Now a study assesses coastal flood risk from sea level rise for 120 major coastal cities, and shows which cities are most vulnerable to extreme events.
March 10, 2017

BC3 Journal Articles “La COP22 de Marrakech confirma el compromiso mundial con la lucha contra el cambio climático”

New BC3 Journal Article published: "Roman De Lara, M.V., Sanz Sanchez, M.J. y Galarraga Gallastegui, I. 2017. La COP22 de Marrakech confirma el compromiso mundial con la lucha contra el cambio climático. Dyna. 92. (2) 133-135"
December 1, 2016

COP22 in Marrakech confirms worldwide commitment to fighting climate change

New BC3 Policy Briefing launched. "COP22 in Marrakech confirms worldwide commitment to fighting climate change", by Maria Victoria Román, Maria José Sanz Sanchez and Ibon Galarraga.
November 15, 2016

Carbon risk and optimal retrofitting in cement plants: An application of stochastic modelling, MonteCarlo simulation and Real Options Analysis

The cement sector is highly intensive in CO2 emissions and is the second biggest industrial sector in terms of emissions after the electricity generation sector. It emits CO2 from the combustion of fossil fuels, the calcination process and, indirectly, from electricity consumption.

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