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GWPF Event: An Evidence-Based Approach To Pricing CO2 Emissions

The Global Warming Policy Foundation

Professor Ross McKitrick (University of Guelph, Canada)

An Evidence-Based Approach To Pricing CO2 Emissions


Introduction: Professor David Henderson

When: 3 July 2013, 5pm

Where: House of Lords, Committee Room 4a

Ross McKitrick makes the case for the conditional adoption of a tax on CO2 emissions, with changes in the rate of the tax linked to temperature changes in the tropical troposphere.


Dr Ross McKitrick – Ross McKitrick is Professor of Economics at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. He is a Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute and a member of the Academic Advisory Council of The Global Warming Policy Foundation. His academic research is in the areas of environmental economics and climate change. He was an Expert Reviewer for Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the Fourth Assessment Report.

Professor David Henderson – David Henderson was formerly Head of the Economics and Statistics Department of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. He is the Chairman of the GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council.