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UK Climate Change Policy – A Critical Analysis (3)
The third of this series of posts assesses whether it is feasible for the UK to obtain the electricity required to deliver its net zero plans. The government’s long-term plan for energy, largely set out in its White Paper Powering … Continue reading
Technology-Neutral Procurement – An Assessment
In the absence of full cost information or of externalities, should policies to support production of a good always be technology-neutral? Scenarios can be constructed which suggest not, but the gains from departing from technology neutrality may be too small … Continue reading
UK Government Approves New Coal Mine
The long-delayed decision on the proposed West Cumbria Mining project in Cumbria, England, has been announced, to widespread criticism from the Climate Change Committee and others. The BBC’s report of the decision and reactions is here. The analysis of the … Continue reading
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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