Diego Zuluaga writes for The Telegraph

Diego Zuluaga, Financial Services Research Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Telegraph on energy prices.

In his article Diego argues that it is possible to have cheaper energy and a clean environment. We don’t have to accept lower living standards to meet our climate goals. The Helm report argues for simplification, decentralisation and market-based solutions. This implies a single price for all carbon emissions, rather than the existing Byzantine system whereby some industries are exempt from carbon pricing but pay in other ways, whilst others pay twice and yet others are entirely exempt. CO2 IS CO2 whether it comes from a car, an aeroplane or a cement factory.

Read the full article here. (££)