Energy efficiency and economic growth: a coevolutionary perspective and implications for a low carbon transition

Working paper by Tim Foxon, Julia Steinberger on 1 Sep 2013

This paper reviews recent strands of work arguing that high quality energy inputs and their efficient conversion to useful work have been key drivers of economic growth. This is important for understanding how a low carbon transition could be achieved and resulting implications for economic growth. An increase in energy input costs, due to declining […]