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The Guardian: UK’s green plan offers mixed hopes for post-Covid-19 jobs boom

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on creation of “green jobs” in The Guardian article. “Green jobs are seen as part of a short-term transition while the existing stock – which could be homes…

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The Fifth Estate: The UK’s emissions trading scheme could outstrip Europe’s as the world wakes up

A report looking at EU climate targets co-authored by Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the Australian business newspaper for the sustainable built environment. Extending EU Emissions Trading System to buildings and…

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Climate targets

Extending EU Emissions Trading System to buildings and transport will require measures to protect the most vulnerable consumers, says report co-authored by Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School. Proposals to extend the EU Emission Trading System (ETS) to…

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Looking at 2021

Cambridge Judge faculty talk about what to expect in 2021 in areas ranging from manufacturing to the workplace to the arts. Predictions can be a risky business, as evidenced by how few people would have predicted a year ago that…

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Green economy?

It is 'wishful thinking' that the UK will benefit disproportionately from new environmentally oriented policies, most of which create few jobs, says Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Michael Pollitt New environmental initiatives geared toward offshore wind,…

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Online alumni festival

Eight faculty members from Cambridge Judge Business School to present at the 30th Alumni Festival of the University of Cambridge 17-26 September. Eight members of the Cambridge Judge Business School faculty will discuss topics ranging from racial inequality to sustainability…

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Cambridge Zero

The new Cambridge Zero initiative of the University of Cambridge will generate ideas to help shape a sustainable future. David Reiner and Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School are among those involved. Cambridge is the brand-new holder of a…

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Opinion piece: Labour plan to renationalise the UK energy networks is a bad idea

Why renationalising the UK energy system would not advance the country’s climate and energy goals. By Professor Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School Along with rail, mail, water and broadband, the UK Labour Party has…

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The Conversation: Labour plan to renationalise the UK energy networks is a bad idea – business economist

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses why renationalising the UK energy system would not advance the country’s climate and energy goals. “There are better ways to improve the UK’s energy supplies. Tighter regulation of…

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In search of good energy policy

Energy policy debates usually revolve around science and technology, but a new book co-edited by Michael Pollitt and David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School takes a multidisciplinary approach based in the social sciences and humanities. Discussions of energy policy…

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