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Climate change will not be resolved by uncosted targets, but by innovation and market solutions


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Annabel Denham, Director of Communications at the IEA, has given her thoughts on this year’s climate conference following late-stage concessions on coal usage.

In her piece, Annabel questions why so much emphasis has been placed on diplomacy at the Glasgow conference, and not on affordable innovative green technology.

Further, Annabel also interrogates Boris Johnson’s free market credentials, arguing that if he truly valued capitalist solutions:

“His administration would not only take a more agnostic approach to decarbonisation, but remove regulatory hurdles that frustrate efforts by entrepreneurs and innovators to lower emissions.”

“He would look towards a border-adjusted carbon tax to tackle climate change using the invisible hand of the marketplace rather than the heavy hand of government”

Read the full article here.



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