Michael Grubb
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Month: December 2023

Climate change progress and Paradox

Climate change progress and Paradox

Despite scepticism, parts of the world have been making real progress on cutting emissions. But the latest push for carbon pricing has fallen flat. Its advocates need to learn from the accumulated evidence – and recalibrate fast.

COPped out?  The Global Stocktake on Mitigation and and its implications

The Mitigation section of UEA Consensus on the Global Stocktake avoids the issue that should lie at the heart of a robust international agreement: what should be done if the “nationally determined” offers don’t add up to the agreed goals (they don’t – as acknowledged) and won’t (as is obvious). Understanding why is crucial for understanding what the COP can and cannot do – and hence the need to look beyond.

Indian lecture tour

Indian lecture tour

It seems fitting to launch this website against the background of a brief Indian lecture tour and engagements: fitting for three reasons, last offering a broad window into a...

Welcome to my Website

Welcome to my Website

Welcome to my website - and plans for 2023. I’ve worked on energy systems, economics & policy dimensions of climate change over decades. This site offers a gateway to the...