James K. Boyce is a senior fellow at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and the author of Economics for People and the Planet: Inequality in the Era of Climate Change.
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Freeing ourselves from reliance on fossil fuels is not only good for the planet and future generations. It also saves lives here and now, not just in the far future.
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INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.