Dr Richard Wellings is quoted on the BBC News website

Richard Wellings, Head of Transport at the Institute of Economic Affairs has been quoted on the BBC News website following calls for the OBR to begin climate modelling.

In the article Richard argues that the OBR has a poor record on conventional economic forecasting and this proposal would risk compounding the resulting policy errors. Moreover, there’s a danger that the OBR’s climate change work would be one-sided and misleading to policymakers unless it also considered the economic impact of the policies imposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Read the full article here.