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Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

a research article by Stefano Carattini 20 days ago

Carattini, S., Baranzini, A., Thalmann, P. et al. Environ Resource Econ (2017). doi:10.1007/s10640-017-0133-8


Energy: Muscle, steam and combustion (book review)

Energy: Muscle, steam and combustion (book review)

a research article by Roger Fouquet 21 days ago

Fouquet, R. (2017) In: Nature 544, 29–30 (06 April 2017) doi:10.1038/544029a


Insurance design in the presence of safety nets

Insurance design in the presence of safety nets

a research article by Tse-Ling Teh 29 days ago

Safety net assistance and insurance exist to manage risk and improve welfare. This shared goal may lead to crowding out. In a new approach, this paper analyzes the interaction … read more »


Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model

Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Florence Crick 29 days ago

Jenkins, K., Surminski, S., Hall, J. and Crick, F. (2017) Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model. Science of the … read more »


Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

a working paper by Samuel Fankhauser, Frank Jotzo about 1 month ago

Energy is needed for economic growth, and access to cheap, reliable energy is an essential development objective. However, in the future access to fossil fuel-based energy will need to be … read more »


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Consultation response: ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’

Consultation response: ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’

This paper was submitted in response to the UK Government’s industrial strategy green paper: ‘Building our industrial strategy‘.


UK export opportunities in the low-carbon economy

a policy report by Maria Carvalho, Samuel Fankhauser 2 days ago

This policy brief outlines the opportunities and threats to trade in low-carbon goods and services in the UK. Headline issues UK firms must be able to compete in the low-carbon … read more »


Financing low-carbon growth and innovation in the UK Industrial Strategy

a policy report by Sini Matikainen 2 days ago

This policy brief outlines how the public sector can crowd in private finance to support low-carbon growth and innovation in the UK government’s Industrial Strategy. Headline issues Funding the UK’s … read more »


Sustaining investment in climate innovation

Sustaining investment in climate innovation

a policy report by Antoine Dechezleprêtre about 1 month ago

Part of a series of Climate Innovation Insights published by Climate-KIC. Key messages Limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the target under the Paris Agreement, will require massive investments in low-carbon … read more »


The use of evidence by the Cabinet Office: submitted to the ‘My Science Inquiry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology

The use of evidence by the Cabinet Office: submitted to the ‘My Science Inquiry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology

a policy paper by Bob Ward about 2 months ago

These are the annotated notes to accompany an oral presentation on 1 February 2017 to the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology.


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Water resources: Future Nile river flows

Water resources: Future Nile river flows

a mention in the media for Declan Conway 2 days ago

Declan Conway comments on new research published in Nature Climate change on future Nile river flows. The work shows annual Nile flows are projected to increase and importantly, year-to-year variability … read more »


UK risks losing out on post-Brexit trade in low-carbon goods and services

UK risks losing out on post-Brexit trade in low-carbon goods and services

Press release 2 days ago

The UK could lose out on the global trade in low-carbon goods and services, which could be worth more than £1 trillion a year by 2030, unless the current Government’s … read more »


Responding to the sale of the Green Investment Bank

Responding to the sale of the Green Investment Bank

Press release 6 days ago

Commenting about the sale of the Green Investment Bank Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School … read more »


Carbon markets:  link with caution

Carbon markets: link with caution

a mention in the media for Baran Doda, Luca Taschini 6 days ago

Letter published in Nature, 20 April



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