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Michael Grubb is Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy at University College London, editor-in-chief of Climate Policy, and Senior Advisor to the UK Energy Regulator Ofgem. His former positions include Senior Research Associate at Cambridge University (Faculty of Economics and Department of Land Economy); Chair of the international research organization Climate Strategies, and Chief Economist at the Carbon Trust. He advisory positions include both academia (most recently, appointed to the DIW (Berlin) Scientific Advisory Board) and governments (including membership of the Statutory UK Climate Change Committee), and has been a Lead Author for several reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Michael Grubb is author of eight books, fifty journal research articles and numerous other publications. His book Planetary Economics (2014) brings together lessons from 25 years of research and implementation of energy and climate policies and has received widespread accolade as a ‘seminal’ contribution, ‘comprehensive and profoundly important’ for its presentation of a new approach to both the theoretical underpinnings and the practical policies for tackling energy and climate change challenges.

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Carbon Decoupling?

Article | Jul 26, 2016

A comment on Goher-Ur-Rehman Mir and Servaas Storm’s Carbon Emissions and Economic Growth: Production Based vs Consumption-Based Evidence on Decoupling

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World Economic Roundtable

Explaining a Decade of Stagnation: Where Do We Go From Here?

Event Discussion | Dec 14, 2017

The World Economic Roundtable seeks to help the business, investment, and policy communities understand ongoing changes in the world economy and to promote a discussion of ideas that can advance the goal of a widely shared global prosperity.

Three Surprises on Climate Change from Economist Michael Grubb

Article | Dec 12, 2017

Two years after the 2015 Paris Agreement, where we stand today is better than you may think 

Reawakening

From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Conference #INET2017 | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.

Reading "Planetary Economics" by Michael Grubb this Fall

YSI News YSI | Aug 27, 2015

YSI Ecology and Economics Working Group - organizational meeting: Friday, August 28th, 3pm ET / 8pm GMT / 9pm CET