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RI Europe 2016: Ten-point set of voluntary standards for ESG data launched

RI Europe 2016: Ten-point set of voluntary standards for ESG data launched

in the news Simon Dietz  24 June, 2016

How can investors assess companies’ low carbon strategies? Are companies making a sufficient contribution to the goals of a low carbon economy? The Transition Pathway Initiative will help investors address these questions. read more »


Global Environmental Change journal sees boost in Impact Factor

Global Environmental Change journal sees boost in Impact Factor

an announcement featuring Declan Conway  20 June, 2016

Global Environmental Change, whose co-editor-in-chief is Delcan Conway, saw a 5.679 increase in its Impact Factor during 2015. Global Environmental Change is a peer-reviewed international journal publishing high quality, theoretically … read more »


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Tse-Ling Teh awarded prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize

an announcement featuring Tse-Ling Teh  16 June, 2016

Tse-Ling Teh, a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute has been awarded the prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize for her dissertation “Governing Uncertainty: Financial Policies for Risk”. The prize is … read more »


AERE Summer Conference: Papers on Developing Countries

AERE Summer Conference: Papers on Developing Countries

in the news Teevrat Garg  16 June, 2016

Round-up papers on Developing Countries presented at the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Summer Conference. 15 June 2016.


When disaster strikes, who pays for the impacts of climate change?

When disaster strikes, who pays for the impacts of climate change?

in the news Swenja Surminski  7 June, 2016

Insurance is not always the most suitable solution when it comes to paying for the impacts of climate change writes Swenja Surminski read more »


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Bloomberg Task Force should recommend companies be required to stress test their business plans against risks of climate change actions and impacts

Press release  6 June, 2016

Companies that fail to plan for business scenarios in a low-carbon economy risk decline or even bankruptcy, according to a submission to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures published … read more »


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Offsetting emissions: It’s not just the cost of carbon that matters to businesses

a commentary by Misato Sato  18 May, 2016

30 kilometres off the north-western coast of Malaysia, in the Langkawi archipelago, French cement giant Lafarge has made a radical change. The coal-fired kilns are now powered by palm nut … read more »


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Study finds no evidence that climate change policies are harming the UK’s competitiveness

Press release  10 May, 2016

The proposed Fifth Carbon Budget, which will set a greenhouse gas emissions target for 2030, would not harm the UK’s competitiveness, and could even help deliver long-term economic growth, according … read more »


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Nicholas Stern urges world leaders to invest in sustainable infrastructure during signing ceremony for Paris Agreement on climate change

Press release  22 April, 2016

Nicholas Stern will urge world leaders to strongly expand investment in infrastructure but ensure that it is all sustainable, in a speech in New York today (22 April 2016) at … read more »


Victory for university researchers as Government exempts them from new ‘anti-lobbying’ rule

Press release  19 April, 2016

In response to the announcement today (19 April 2016) that the UK Government intends university research grants to be exempt from a new ‘anti-lobbying’ clause, Bob Ward, the policy and … read more »


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