On Externalities, Integrated Assessment Models, and UK climate policies

Guest post by Neil Lock This is a follow-up to my recent essay, “On Cambridge University, post-modernism, climate change, Oppenheimer’s Razor, and the Re-Enlightenment.” As I said there about the economic impacts of global warming: “I’d expect that some probing by independent experts into the economic calculations, and the assumptions on which they are built,…

Rupert Darwall: Growth Will Be A Thing Of The Past If Businesses Choose ‘Net Zero’

From The GWPF Date: 07/03/20 Rupert Darwall, The Hill Investors more obsessed with climate than investor returns, who bully corporations into adopting net-zero business strategies, are doing more than destroying shareholder value. They are destroying the capitalist growth machine. Pledging “net zero” by 2050 to achieve compliance with the Paris Agreement on climate change is…

Cost Of ‘Net Zero’ Will Be Astronomical, New Reports Warn

From The Global Warming Policy Foundation Date: 24/02/20 Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation Price will top £100,000 per household The cost of reaching the government’s “Net Zero” target will be astronomical for the UK economy. That’s according to analysis by two new reports published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. The reports find that…