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Speech – ‘The Stern Review +10: new opportunities for growth and development’

an announcement featuring Nicholas Stern  28 October, 2016

Speech given by Professor Lord Stern of Brentford at The Royal Society on 28th October 2016 ‘The Criticality of the Next 10 Years: Delivering the Global Agenda and Building Infrastructure … read more »

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World must deliver urgently on global agenda for climate and sustainability, says Nicholas Stern 10 years on from his landmark report

Press release  28 October, 2016

The world must deliver urgently and strongly on the global agenda for climate and sustainability over the next 10 years, and avoid the huge risks resulting from delay, Nicholas Stern … read more »

London, UK - February 27, 2016: Electric BMW car at recharge meter in London

How to reverse the dangerous decline in low-carbon innovation

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre  24 October, 2016

The Paris Agreement goal to limit global warming to less than 2°C at the end of the 21st century demands that we sharply reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, reaching near … read more »

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False allegations by climate change ‘sceptic’

a commentary by Bob Ward  20 October, 2016

The UK’s most prominent climate change ‘sceptic’ has falsely alleged that an international group of researchers conspired to suppress their results. In the Annual Lecture for the Global Warming Policy … read more »

How can Africa’s SMEs become more resilient to climatic disruption?

How can Africa’s SMEs become more resilient to climatic disruption?

a commentary by Christian Siderius, Declan Conway, Joanna Pardoe  14 October, 2016

A new Grantham Research Institute project is exploring the impact of El Niño and La Niña events on small-and medium-sized enterprises in Africa. read more »

Airline pilots cut their carbon footprint

Airline pilots cut their carbon footprint

in the news Greer Gosnell  11 October, 2016

LSE, Research Highlights

Economies are becoming more productive as low-carbon sectors grow, new analysis finds

Press release  10 October, 2016

Business sectors that have low levels of carbon dioxide emissions per output are outpacing the general economy in terms of productivity growth, while increasing the number of jobs and skill levels, according to the results of a major study of 39 countries. read more »


Nicholas Stern responds to historic European Parliament vote to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change

Press release  4 October, 2016

Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute, welcomes the decision by the European Parliament to ratify the Paris Agreement. read more »

New research finds link between air pollution and traffic accidents

Press release  3 October, 2016

Air pollution appears to be causing an increase in traffic accidents. Evidence shows that a rise in the average concentration of nitrogen dioxide of just 1 microgramme per cubic metre is sufficient to increase the average number of accidents each day by 2 per cent, with the biggest effect occurring in cities. read more »


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

Press release  15 September, 2016

Co-Director, Professor Sam Fankhauser, responds to announcement that the UK Government will allow the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C in Somerset. read more »

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