A Fast Green Energy Transition is Likely to be Cheaper than Business as Usual

J. Doyne Farmer is Director of the Complexity Economics program at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, Baillie Gifford Professor in the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford and an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. His current research is in economics, including agent-based modeling, financial instability and technological progress.

In this presentation at Harvard Kennedy School, Prof. Farmer shares new research that shows that wind, solar, and other renewables would deliver energy security to the world and save $12 trillion by 2050.