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A blog from Andrew Brown, Professor of Economics and Political Economy at the University of Leeds, with Cameron Roberts, Carleton University; Giulio Mattioli, Technical University of Dortmund, and Julia K. Steinberger, University of Lausanne When discussing low-carbon transportation and the question of why cars play such a dominant role in our...

A blog from Yannick Oswald, PhD Candidate in Ecological Economics US billionaires experienced a trillion-dollar surge in their combined net worth in 2020, more than enough to hand out a $3,000 (£2,140) stimulus cheque to every American. Meanwhile, entire sectors were put on hold, removing the basis of subsistence for...

A blog from Dr Effie Kesidou, originally published on the Leeds University Business School website. The climate crisis is leading many countries to commit to various targets for reducing their carbon footprint. In 2019, the UK passed a net-zero emissions law to be attained by 2050. Net-zero refers to deep...