Richard Howard

Director of Development & Head of Environment & Energy


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Richard Howard joined Policy Exchange in 2014 as Head of the Environment & Energy Unit. He has since produced a number of influential reports on topics including: energy policy and regulation, new energy technologies, fuel poverty, waste management, air quality, and industrial strategy. Richard has more than 10 years’ experience in energy and environmental policy, economics, and government affairs. His last role was as Chief Economist at The Crown Estate, and prior to that he worked as an economic consultant. He has a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol and an MSc in Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy from Cardiff University, where he has been a visiting lecturer since 2009.

Richard Howard

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Read Publication Reforming the UK carbon price could save consumers £12.5 billion by 2030 A new report by leading think tank Policy Exchange urges the Government to provide clarity about the future of the Carbon Price Support in the forthcoming Autumn Statement. The...
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This morning’s newspapers are filled with the story that Volvo is to go ‘all electric’ from 2019. Volvo announced yesterday that from 2019 it will no longer sell any cars that only have a petrol or diesel engine, and will focus instead on a new range of Battery...
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