Climate change is a policy challenge unlike most others, because success will require a global effort. Photograph: Getty Images

Climate change is a policy challenge unlike most others, because success will require a global effort in a sphere which will bring significant upfront(...)

The group will attempt to forge a declaration on how to turn net-zero pledges into concrete energy policies and actions to be adopted at COP26. Photograph: iStock

A global initiative attempting to set out measures to accelerate progress towards net-zero carbon emissions in advance of the critical UN climate summ(...)

“Today’s energy revolution is green but will also lead to much cheaper electricity prices. In turn, that should boost productivity growth.”

All things considered, it would be easy to think that the future is bleak. Our tendency to use the recent past and present circumstances as the main b(...)

William Nordhaus  after winning the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences at Yale University on Monday. Photograph:  Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

A study of the economics profession in the United States, undertaken a number of years ago, found that academic papers in economics rarely referred to(...)

World Bank chief economist Paul Romer.

The Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their work on climate change and innovation. Prof Nordhaus of Ya(...)