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Infrastructure ‘still faces flood risk’

Infrastructure ‘still faces flood risk’

in the news Swenja Surminski  20 July, 2016

BBC, 20 July

Departmental merger need not damage climate fight

Departmental merger need not damage climate fight

in the news Nicholas Stern  19 July, 2016

Financial Times, 19 July


Why the end of DECC could be good news on climate change

a commentary by Samuel Fankhauser  18 July, 2016

What does the creation of a new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) mean for climate change policy? The move has variously been described as the abolition of … read more »

LSE Professor expects strong progress on climate change to continue following Cabinet reshuffle

Press release  14 July, 2016

Responding to the announcements today by 10 Downing Street about the new Cabinet, Professor Sam Fankhauser, Co-Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the … read more »

Brexit May Make It Harder for U.K. to Tackle Climate Change

Brexit May Make It Harder for U.K. to Tackle Climate Change

in the news Bob Ward  12 July, 2016

Bloomberg, 12 July

British businesses at risk of damages and disruptions from climate change

Press release  12 July, 2016

Climate change poses a real threat to British businesses, with flooding and water availability already causing significant damages and disruptions to the provision of goods and services across the UK, … read more »

Houses by the river Aire in Leeds during a flood in December 2015

Strengthening the UK’s flood insurance partnership in the face of rising risks: what role for property developers?

a commentary by Florence Crick, Swenja Surminski  6 July, 2016

Florence Crick and Swenja Surminski outline ways in which property developers could help reduce flood insurance premiums. read more »

The British exit from eurozone Brexit- European Union flag

How will Brexit affect climate change policy?

a commentary by Bob Ward  30 June, 2016

Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director at the Institute, explores the potential impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU for climate change policy. read more »

Houses of Parliament, London

Lord Stern comments on the publication of the proposed Fifth Carbon Budget

 30 June, 2016

Lord Stern comments on the decision by the UK Government to accept the advice of the expert and independent Committee on Climate Change to set the Fifth Carbon Budget. read more »

Nicholas Stern

Lord Stern responds to speech by Amber Rudd

Press release  29 June, 2016

Response from Lord Stern to a speech by Amber Rudd, the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, in which she reaffirmed the Government’s long term climate change goals in the light of the recent vote by the UK to leave the EU. read more »

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