The Green Alliance Podcast

The economics of carbon taxes and a green recovery ('Insights', series 1 - episode 12)

Episode Summary

In this episode, Caterina Brandmayr interviews Dieter Helm, professor of energy policy and official fellow in economics of Oxford University. They discuss the economics of carbon taxes, green recovery and how to deal with the problem of the UK’s significant ‘consumption emissions’.

Episode Notes

How do we get on a sustainable economic pathway?

Dieter Helm is professor of energy policy and official fellow in economics of Oxford University. His book Green and prosperous land' argues that the UK has so far overlooked the climate impact caused by the products we consume.

In the last in the current series of our ‘Insights’ podcasts, Caterina Brandmayr and Dieter Helm discuss the importance of the UK tackling all the emissions it’s responsible for, a green recovery and the role of carbon taxes.