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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

Presentation “The Volatility Curse: A Long-Term Perspective” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes took part in the panel on the Economics of the Dual Shock in MENA (COVID-19 and the collapse in oil prices) on 12 May 2020 where he presented “The Volatility Curse: A Long-Term Perspective“. The disccussion was part of the ERF-World Bank Webinar series. The complete webinar can be found here  with Kamiar’s… Continue Reading

Comment “Will COVID-19 and Cheap Oil Green Our Energy Future?” by W. J. Nuttall and A. T. Bakenne

William J. Nuttall, EPRG Associate Researcher, and Adetokunboh T. Bakenne wrote a paper “Will COVID-19 and Cheap Oil Green Our Energy Future?“© “The end of oil was always going to be a story of abundant supply and low prices. Will the shock of COVID-19 and negative prices accelerate the change to a greener future?” The full… Continue Reading

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