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2020 EPRG Online Winter Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2020 Online Winter Seminar in partnership with FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon. The event took place on 3 and 4 December 2020 and consisted of 4 sessions. PROGRAMME 3 December 2020 SESSION 1 – Panel discussion: “Green Growth: Harnessing Economic Opportunities while Meeting Climate Policy Targets” Chair: David Reiner… Continue Reading

Thea Jung

PhD Student, Department of Land Economy E-Mail: [email protected] Supervisors: Laura Diaz Anadon and Jorge Viñuales Research Topic: Decarbonisation pathways in energy-intensive industries: The case of the cement industry Biography: Thea is a PhD student at the Center for Energy, Environment and Natural Resource Governance (CEENRG), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge (since October 2019). She… Continue Reading

EPRG Working Paper 2036

David Newbery Club goods and a tragedy of the commons: the Clean Energy Package and wind curtailment Abstract | Non-Technical Summary | Text Previously published as “The distortionary cost of marginal wind curtailment” on 1 December 2020, this paper was revised and renamed in January 2021 An updated version of WP2036 published in April 2022… Continue Reading

Report “A Blueprint for a Green Future” by Cambridge Zero

Cambridge Zero Policy Forum, a collaboration of Cambridge Zero and the Centre for Science and Policy, released an ambitious new report: A Blueprint for a Green Future. This report brings together ideas from senior academics across the University of Cambridge to present a multidisciplinary perspective and series of recommendations for policymakers and industry. To read… Continue Reading

Presentation “Promoting green growth: a guaranteed route to recovery or a route to value destruction?” by M. Pollitt

Michael Pollitt gave a talk “Promoting green growth: a guaranteed route to recovery or a route to value destruction?” at 30th University of Cambridge Alumni Festival on 21 September 2020. In his talk, Michael explores green investment and how they promote economic productivity and growth. You can listen to this presentation here Continue Reading

Podcast “The Economics of a Green Recovery” with K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes recorded a podcast “The Economics of a Green Recovery” organized by Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge. In the podcast, hosted by Dr Robert Doubleday, Dr Mohaddes together with Dr Nina Seega discussed the macroeconomic effects of  the Covid-19 shock, the long-term costs of climate change and the potential for a… Continue Reading

Article “Ofgem’s customer complaints – Is anyone listening?” by S. Littlechild

Stephen Littlechild published an article “Ofgem’s customer complaints – Is anyone listening?” in Utility Week on 31 July 2020. In this article Stephen Littlechild asks whether it is worthwhile requiring energy retailers to publish quarterly complaints statistics when there are questions over both its consistency and actual value. To read the article on Utilty Week… Continue Reading

Journal Article: “Equity in allocating carbon dioxide removal quotas” by D. Reiner et al

David Reiner together with Carlos Pozo, Ángel Galán-Martin, Niall Mac Dowell and Gonzalo Guillén-Gosálbez published an article “Equity in allocating carbon dioxide removal quotas” in Nature Climate Change on 8 June 2020. This paper is on how to fairly allocate responsibility to carry out carbon dioxide removal (CDR) activities across countries. CDR will be critical… Continue Reading