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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  15 September, 2016

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  8 September, 2016

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

in the news Bob Ward  8 September, 2016

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  8 September, 2016

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  6 September, 2016

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 »


Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal

Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal

in the news Bob Ward  3 September, 2016

The Guardian, 3 September 2016


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Ratification of the Paris Agreement by China and the United States – Newshour

in the news Bob Ward  3 September, 2016

Bob Ward talks to BBC World Service’s ‘Newshour’ programme about the ratification of the Paris Agreement by China and the United States (from 26’40”)


Paris climate deal: where US and China have led, others must quickly follow

Paris climate deal: where US and China have led, others must quickly follow

in the news Nicholas Stern  3 September, 2016

The Guardian, 3 September 2016


View of a Manchester Tram pulling into the station at Salford Quays, Manchester.

Boosting economic growth and stabilising the public finances by borrowing to invest in sustainable energy, transport and cities infrastructure

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis  12 August, 2016

The new UK Government under Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to boosting UK productivity and addressing the widening wealth gap. Achieving all this will require the right investments by … read more »


UK Government should boost economic growth by borrowing to invest in sustainable energy, transport and cities

Press release  12 August, 2016

UK Government should improve economic growth by taking advantage of record low interest rates to borrow money to invest in sustainable infrastructure for energy, transport and cities, according to two new reports published today (12 August 2016). read more »


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