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Asset accounting, fiscal policy and the UK’s oil and gas resources, past and future

Asset accounting, fiscal policy and the UK’s oil and gas resources, past and future

a working paper by Giles Atkinson, Kirk Hamilton 2 days ago

The UK has been an exception to the trend of channelling revenues arising from the depletion of subsoil assets into a resource fund. In this paper, we construct an asset … read more »


Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

a research article by Sascha Kollenberg, Luca Taschini 10 days ago

Emissions Trading Systems (ETSs) with fixed caps lack provisions to address systematic imbalances in the supply and demand of permits due to changes in the state of the regulated economy. … read more »


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Reserves and trade jointly determine exposure to food supply shocks

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni 11 days ago

While a growing proportion of global food consumption is obtained through international trade, there is an ongoing debate on whether this increased reliance on trade benefits or hinders food … read more »


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Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

a working paper by Luca Taschini, Sascha Kollenberg 20 days ago

This working paper analyses the design of the market stability reserve proposed as part of the reform of the European Union emissions trading system. read more »


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Beliefs, politics, and environmental policy

a research article by Antony Millner, Helene Ollivier about 1 month ago

Experts and the general public often perceive environmental problems differently. Moreover, regulatory responses to environmental issues often do not coincide with consensus expert recommendations. These two facts are mutually … read more »


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Submission to the inquiry by the Energy and Climate Change Committee inquiry on ‘Leaving the EU: implications for UK climate policy’

Submission to the inquiry by the Energy and Climate Change Committee inquiry on ‘Leaving the EU: implications for UK climate policy’

a policy paper by Baran Doda, Luca Taschini 3 days ago

This submission outlines the latest research evidence from the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment focusing on the … read more »


Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 1): time to invest

Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 1): time to invest

a policy report by Dimitri Zenghelis about 1 month ago

The new UK Government under Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to boosting UK productivity, to addressing the widening wealth gap, and to supporting the transition to low-carbon … read more »


Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 2): institutional reform

Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 2): institutional reform

a policy report by Dimitri Zenghelis about 1 month ago

The new UK Government under Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to boosting UK productivity, to addressing the widening wealth gap, and to supporting the transition to low-carbon … read more »


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A more sustainable energy strategy for India

a policy report by Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Himanshu Gupta, Nicholas Stern about 2 months ago

The COP-21 meeting in Paris produced an important result. For the first time all countries developed and developing agreed to take some mitigation action. However even if all countries deliver on what … read more »


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The importance of looking forward to manage risks: submission to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Nicholas Stern about 4 months ago

Submission made to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, which was set up in December 2015 by the Financial Stability Board to “develop voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures … read more »


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Somerset, UK - February 28, 2016: Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station Somerset, UK. Proposed construction site of new nuclear power station project (Hinkley Point C).

Response to Government announcement about new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C

Press release 10 days ago

Commenting on the announcement today by the UK Government that it will allow the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C in Somerset, Professor Sam Fankhauser, … read more »


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From adaptation to climate-resilient development: what are the implications for policymakers?

a commentary by Jared J. Finnegan 17 days ago

Jared J. Finnegan gives an overview of The economics of climate-resilient development, a new book he has contributed to and which was edited by Sam Fankhauser and Thomas K.J. McDermott. … read more »


Flooding: UK government plans for more extreme rainfall

Flooding: UK government plans for more extreme rainfall

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 17 days ago

The Guardian, 8 September 2016


Flooding at a retail park in Leeds during December 2015

Response to the UK Government’s National Flood Resilience Review

Press release 17 days ago

Commenting on the publication today of the UK Government’s report on the National Flood Resilience Review, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change … read more »


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses a press conference at Trump Tower.

Ratification of Paris Agreement is bad news for Donald Trump

a commentary by Bob Ward 19 days ago

The announcement that the US and China have both ratified the Paris Agreement is likely to make it more difficult for Donald Trump, if he becomes President, to renege on the international commitment on climate change made by Barack Obama’s administration. read more »


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