UK eff orts to cut CO2 emissions are 'ineffective'

Williams, David
May 2010
Public Finance;5/7/2010, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the finding of the study from the Centre for Economic Performance on the unlikeliness of the costs of emitting carbon dioxide to rise high enough to stimulate green energy production despite a range of government climate change policies in Great Britain.


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