While the scientific evidence for climate change grows, the policy responses have so far had little or no impact on the build-up of emissions. Why does the disconnect between science and policy exist and why has the Kyoto Protocol achieved so little?

Chair: Dr Sam Fankhauser, principal research fellow at the Grantham Research Institute

Speaker: Professor Dieter Helm, professor of energy policy at the University of Oxford

More information:

The Economics and Politics of Climate Change (book) by Dieter Helm and Cameron Hepburn

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