Futures Forum: Climate change: appealing to values and identity >>> From 'worthy but dull' to re-framing the debate >>> It's about: pollution >>> inter-generational debt >>> conserving the local landscape
What should the UK's approach be?
Futures Forum: Climate change: the Treasury 'quantifies the costs but ignores the key benefits of climate change policies and concludes that environmental policies damage the economy'
Futures Forum: Budgeting for resilience?
Futures Forum: "Green growth is a worthwhile goal" - comment on climate change and sustainability from the FT
One approach has been the 'Energy Companies Obligation':
Futures Forum: Green levies and the cost of energy... the Energy Companies Obligation, the warm homes discount scheme and the Green Deal
Futures Forum: Energy firms receive £1bn for green measures before they are carried out: the Energy Company Obligation
Otherwise known as the 'carbon tax':
Futures Forum: From the 'fossil-fuel age' to an international carbon tax
But this might be about to change:
Osborne’s chance to make sense of muddled UK climate taxes - FT.com
Green cuts risk sending UK back to the dark ages | Environment | The Guardian
This is the latest comment from the New Economics Foundation:
Energy round-up: green taxes - love or hate? | New Economics Foundation
Futures Forum: Climate change: and flying
Futures Forum: Gas vs coal: overstating the case
Futures Forum: Climate change: "Government is the problem, not the solution" >>> "The best way to combat anthropogenic global warming is for government to stop doing stuff like actively subsidizing or mandating sprawl, subsidizing long-distance shipping and transportation, and subsidizing energy consumption."
Futures Forum: Climate change: and the film 'The Merchants of Doubt'
Futures Forum: Climate change: "Conservatives don’t hate climate science. They hate the left’s climate solutions"
Futures Forum: The $88bn fossil fuel bailout
Futures Forum: The Global Warming Policy Foundation
Futures Forum: Climate change: Ralph Nader and the 'Kingpins of Carbon'