Alternative to wooden headedness: (much) less costly ways of regulation greenhouse gas emissions

21 November 2013, 6.30pm
Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London

The IEA is pleased to announce the 2013 Beesley Lectures

Speaker: Professor George Yarrow, Chairman, Regulatory Policy Institute

Commentator: Dr David Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, Committee on Climate Change

The Energy Bill has been subject to strong criticism for its approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Will it succeed in this aim? Or are there cheaper ways to achieve this goal that the government has failed to explore? This lecture will examine these questions and propose some alternatives. 

The Beesley Lectures are a series of eight annual lectures covering regulated industries in the UK. The lectures are held in memory of Professor Michael Beesley, who was a leading architect of the British  system of utility regulation and a Managing Trustee of the Institute of Economic Affairs. He founded the series in 1991 and organised them