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The Conversation: Electric cars are here – but we’ll still need fuel for a long time

An article co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at electrification of cars and why this is might not be “a cure-all”. “Beyond all the enthusiasm surrounding electrification, currently light-duty…

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Energy Watch: Researchers warn against one-eyed focus on EVs

A report co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge, has “busted the myth of the electric car as the panacea to personal transportation's problematic climate profile”, according to an article in Energy Watch.…

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Helsinki Sanomat: Study finds the cheapest way to reduce traffic emissions: Not everyone should get an electric car

Although electric vehicles are becoming cheaper, sustainable fuels could also play an important role in reducing transport emissions to meet climate-change goals, says a new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge…

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Climate change and transport

Sustainable fuels could play an important role in reducing transport emissions even as electric vehicles become cheaper, says a new study from VTT and the University of Cambridge. While electric vehicles are becoming cheaper, sustainable fuels could also play an…

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In search of good energy policy

Energy policy debates usually revolve around science and technology, but a new book co-edited by Michael Pollitt and David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School takes a multidisciplinary approach based in the social sciences and humanities. Discussions of energy policy…

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Renewables revolution – energy trends in a ‘twelve years left’ world

In a world where the UN and climate scientists have recently issued sober warnings about the urgency of taking action on climate change to prevent the worst impacts, it has never been more important to assess the state of renewables…

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Renewables revolution

Energy & energy policy (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

A 'tough sell': why it is so difficult to address climate change on a global scale. L-R: Michael Kitson, David Reiner, Michael Pollitt In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge…

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The New York Times: In London, electric trucks are helping UPS make ‘eco-friendly’ deliveries

Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on electric vehicles in an article about new UPS electric delivery vehicles being rolled out in London’s Kentish Town neighbourhood. “The real benefit is if…

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De Volkskrant: Minimum price for CO2

The Dutch government should remain committed to a minimum price on carbon emissions to help create momentum for an EU-wide price floor, writes Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School. The article is based on the latest…

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Handelsblatt Global: Europe needs a minimum price on carbon emissions

“Adopting a higher price floor for every ton of carbon released during power generation will help EU countries switch from coal to renewables more quickly,” writes Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School. The article is based…

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