Climate Technology Innovation: Picking Winners- Some Thoughts to Consider

May 5, 2008

Lew Milford, Daniel Dutcher | Clean Energy Group

This paper sets out some countervailing arguments that governments and other donors should not be in the business of picking winners. The authors argue that technology-based policy and incentives are needed to address long term climate stabilization. Climate change is an unprecedented challenge that calls for new innovation mandates and a new approach to climate technology policy that governments should adopt.