In this episode, we'll focus on unintended consequences - Jevons Paradox, Goodhart's Law, and the Cobra Effect (perverse incentive).
For the last few decades there's been a push for energy efficiency, meant to be a stopgap, a way for the world to slow down climate change until replacements for fossil fuels reached parity.
But in the context of climate change, it doesn't matter how efficient we can ever make our fossil fuel use. We're still emitting.
So let's look at how intensive programmes to stop climate change only make it worse, and why. To understand this perplexing problem, we'll take a journey back in time...
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Theme Song - The Best thing - Paper Planes
01:03 Suraj Nepal - The Essence of Sound feat. Rohit Manadhar
02:31 Kevin Graham - Cora
04:37 and 06:36 Shahead Mostafafar - Paradox
06:59 Ben Bostick - Strange Duck - Instrumental Version
08:08 Francesco D'Andrea - Nice to Bit You
10:39 FVMELESS - Trilly
11:32 Jonathan Guerstein - Coming Soon
12:30 Sid Acharya - Solitude
16:49 ANBR - Premiere
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