Author Archives: Adam Bailey

UK Climate Change Policy – A Critical Analysis (2)

The second of this series of posts focuses on carbon pricing in the UK, on policies for those sectors not currently subject to a carbon price, and on the integration of housing policy with climate change mitigation policy. The UK … Continue reading

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UK Climate Change Policy – A Critical Analysis (1)

In the first of a series of posts, I focus on objectives and some issues regarding technology. Anyone who takes seriously the task of analysing climate change policy is liable to be daunted by what they find.  The literature is … Continue reading

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UK Climate Change Policy – An Outline

Anyone who has followed the news in the UK over the last year will have heard plenty about COP26 and Extinction Rebellion, and about extreme heat, forest fires and melting ice in various parts of the world.  UK policy on … Continue reading

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The Maximum Duration of Constant Consumption

At what rate should an essential non-renewable resource be depleted to sustain an economy for as long as possible?  Suppose the inputs of a closed economy consist of produced capital, a non-renewable resource and labour .  Output is of a … Continue reading

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