Website of G. Cornelis van Kooten, Professor of Economics and Canada Research Chair in Environmental Studies and Climate in the Department of Economics, University of Victoria, Canada. I am responsible for the Resource Economics and Policy Analysis (REPA) Research Group that consists of graduate students and affiliated researchers who are interested in applying economic analysis to issues in agriculture, forestry, energy and natural resources more broadly. Fraser Institute Free Student Seminars/Videos

My citations (list of publications): Google Scholar Page 
My rankings (all time and last 10 years): RePEc Ideas Canada (details)
ResearchGate link; web of science link
REPA working papers (listing & ranking)
My book on Climate Change (Springer 2013) – (free if your library subscribes)
My UVic Research Video Link
My talk on energy (London, 24-May-2018), podcast (18-May-2021) & problem of renewables
Discussion of the Long-Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD) with Chinese Olympic coach

Know much about climate change? What of claims that there is evidence of global warming catastrophe? Take the simple test here. Why a doubling of CO2 will NOT result in a climate crisis!

See Climate Intelligence (CLINTEL) for a view on climate. Shellenberger confession removed by Forbes under pressure from climate activists but found here. Best Schools’ interview with William Happer. Global warming , power and the China factor. Teenager Naomi Seibert threatened with jail for her climate change views? Pension funds focused on sustainability may be unable to meet obligations. Consequences of climate irreproducibility. What are Critical Theory and Cancel Culture, and why they are destroying the West? Problem with the New York Times! Are forest fires increasing and is this due to climate change (see here and here)? AND California eco-tyranny! How NOAA changed a cooling trend to a warming trend! Religion of Green.


Rather than blogging, I post commentaries on a variety of topics. Just click here

Contact information

Department of Economics
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700, Stn CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2

Courier address:
Business & Economics Bldg. 360
3800 Finnerty Rd (Ring Rd)
Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

(250) 721.8539 (voice)
(250) 418.1644 (cell)

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