CareerHelm is Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Oxford, and Fellow in Economics at New College, Oxford.New College, University of Oxfor
''The Carbon Crunch''In his book ''The Carbon Crunch'' (2012) and in print media, Dieter Helm criticised efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through current regulation and government intervention, and the deployment of renewable energy, particularly wind power. He recommended establishing a carbon tax and carbon border tax, increased funding for research and development, and an increased use of gas for electricity generation to substitute coal and to act as a bridge to new technologies.
''Net Zero''In 2021 his book ''Net Zero'' was shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize in the Global Conservation Writing category''.''
BooksAs author *''Net Zero: How We Stop Causing Climate Change'' (September 2020), Harper Collins, . *''Green and Prosperous Land'' (March 2019), William Collins, . *''Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels'' (March 2017), Yale University Press, . *''Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet'' (May 2015), Yale University Press, . *''The Carbon Crunch: How We're Getting Climate Change Wrong – and How to Fix it'' (September 2012), Yale University Press, . *''Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979'' (February 2004), revised edition, Oxford University Press, . As editor *''The Economics and Politics of Climate Change'' (October 2009), with Cameron Hepburn, . *''The New Energy Paradigm'' (April 2007), . *''Climate Change Policy'' (May 2005), . *''Environmental Policy: Objectives, Instruments, and Implementation'' (November 2000), . *''Competition in Regulated Industries'' (April 1998), with Tim Jenkinson, . *''British Utility Regulation: Principles, Experience and Reform'' (September 1995), . *''The Economic Borders of the State'' (December 1990), . *''The Market for Energy'' (May 1989), with John Kay (economist), John Kay and David Thompson, .
Selected peer-reviewed articles*Helm, D., 2008. Climate-change policy: why has so little been achieved?. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 24(2), pp.211–238. JSTOR: 23606642; Digital object identifier, doi
See also*Global warming *Climate change mitigation *Economics of global warming *Energy policy of the United Kingdom *Environmental economics