Tagged with impact

Reviewing climate change and employment impacts

Reviewing climate change and employment impacts

Garth Heutel, Associate Professor of Economics at Georgia State University assesses the impact on employment by climate change policies (or the lack of them). He provides this article on The Conversation website.   Do climate policies ‘kill jobs’? An economist on why they don’t cause massive unemployment Climate change will hammer the U.S. economy unless … Continue reading

New research on the benefits of improved energy efficiency

New research on the benefits of improved energy efficiency

It is always good to see new analysis undertaken to show the benefits of improved energy efficiency.  The UK’s University of Manchester has recently reported on its university website about the results of several projects.   Manchester research reveals the benefits of energy efficiency investment Several projects at The University of Manchester’s Urban Institute are … Continue reading

National security and the implications of climate change

National security and the implications of climate change

While this article is about Australia, it is an important message for all countries. Matt McDonald, Associate Professor of International Relations at The University of Queensland writes about a new Australian report that notes that climate change has a range of important security implications, both domestically and internationally.   Senate report: climate change is a … Continue reading

Impact of energy efficiency policies on energy consumption

Impact of energy efficiency policies on energy consumption

We are always looking for more evidence of the impact of energy efficiency policies and programmes. Kevin Jarzomski and Nicholas Chase write on the American Journal of Transportation Website review scenarios developed in the US Energy Information Administration’s recent Annual Energy Outlook. Would you agree?   Changing energy efficiency and fuel economy standards affects energy … Continue reading