Luis Mª Abadie Research Professor

Main Research Field:
Energy Economics, Carbon Markets, GHG Emissions, Real Options and Financial Economics.

Personal web page http://www.bc3research.org/en/luis_m_abadie.html
Email address lm.abadie@bc3research.org
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There is a high degree of uncertainty about the impact that a rising GHG concentration can have on our planet temperature and thereby on life conditions. Continued research and the arrival of new information over time can contribute to reduce this uncertainty. Nevertheless, an early action against climate change is necessary to reduce the risks faced by us and future generations, thus mitigating the possibility of serious and hardly repairable changes. In other words we must invest to assure the future. On the other hand, actions against climate change must go hand-in-hand with improvements in energy efficiency and savings in the natural resources.



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.
November 15, 2016

Revenue Risk of U.S. Tight-Oil Firms

American crude oil prices have dropped significantly of late up to a low of less than $30 a barrel in early 2016. At the same time price volatility has increased and crude in storage has reached record amounts in America. Low oil prices in particular pose quite a challenge for the survival of America’s tight-oil industry.
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.
January 30, 2016

Proyecto de investigación CLIMAECON: 2 años de actividad investigadora para promover la reducción de emisiones de carbono y favorecer la transición a una economía baja en carbono

El proyecto de investigación CLIMAECON de BC3, comenzó su actividad investigadora en Enero 2016 y durante dos años contribuirá al avance del conocimiento científico para promover la reducción de emisiones de carbono y favorecer la transición a una economía baja en carbono

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