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    INET Sustainability & Wealth with the Government Economic Service – HM Treasury

    Cameron presented a seminar on Wealth at the second ‘Government Economic Service at 50’ Seminar Day at HM Treasury on Friday 18th July. The day consisted of 4 sessions attended by over 200 government economists on the topics of Wealth, Tax Structure and Economic Growth, Pro Bono Economics and finally Science, Innovation and the Economy. Below is […]

    ’59 economists unite for carbon pricing petition’ – Business Spectator

    Fifty-nine leading economists united today in support of a price and limit on carbon pollution. The group of Australian business and academic economists includes former Liberal Party leader John Hewson, financial sector economist Geoff Weir and Australian professors from universities across the globe. In an open letter they urge all Members of Parliament and senators to work […]

    ‘Don’t axe the tax: emissions trading supporters make last-ditch plea’ – The Guardian

    Repeal could cost $20bn over next four years and 59 economists insist a carbon price is the best way to reduce emissions. Supporters of emissions trading are making a last-ditch plea to the Senate not to repeal Australia’s laws – citing new analysis that shows “axing the tax” will cost the budget almost $20bn over […]

    ‘Economists: Price and limit on carbon pollution needed now’ – WWF

    Fifty-nine leading economists united today in support of a price and limit on carbon pollution. In an open letter they urge all Members of Parliament and Senators to work towards lasting agreement on a fair, economically efficient and environmentally effective policy to price and limit carbon emissions … 2014 ECONOMISTS’ OPEN LETTER SUPPORTING A PRICE AND […]

    BBC R4 Stephanomics interview on growth

    Stephanie Flanders, in discussion with Lord Skidelsky, Cameron Hepburn, and Patrick Minford. asks if the current crisis shows that we should drop long-term economic growth as our principal aim and focus on other ways of achieving well-being and welfare.

    Inspiring Green Innovation

    Climate change is going to be high on the agenda as the Group of 8 most industrialised nations meet in Italy this week. It will also hit the headlines in a very large way in December when the United Nations Climate Change Summit is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. However, though there is much agreement that […]