Quantification and Tentative Internalisation of Energy External Costs in the European Union

  • Domenico Rossetti di Valdalbero
Conference paper


European researchers have made strong efforts to scientifically quantify the so-called energy “external costs”, i.e. the social and environmental damages coming from the production and use of energy. Today, after years of research and if still many uncertainties exist, a clear awareness about the necessity to internalise external costs starts to appear in the European Union decision-making process.


European Union External Cost European Research Area Probabilistic Safety Assessment Impact Pathway Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Domenico Rossetti di Valdalbero
    • 1
  1. 1.European CommissionDG ResearchBrusselsBelgium

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