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

 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 »


Call for exemption for universities from new ban on influencing policy after petition reaches 10,000 signatures

Press release  11 April, 2016

The UK Government should announce an exemption for researchers in universities and research institutes from a draconian new rule that prevents Government grants from being used to influence policy, according … read more »


Sandbags Outside Front Door Of Flooded House

Flood Re: a missed opportunity for sustainable flood risk management?

a commentary by Swenja Surminski  8 April, 2016

The government and the insurance industry have recently launched Flood Re, a scheme that aims to make home insurance affordable to those living in a flood risk area. But that alone does not solve the problem, writes Swenja Surminski. read more »


Here’s a way to make carbon markets work better

Here’s a way to make carbon markets work better

in the news Luca Taschini, Baran Doda  8 April, 2016

Luca Taschini and Baran Doda explain how carbon markets could play a crucial role in delivering promises made at the Paris climate conference. read more »





Green groups condemn Budget’s oil tax breaks

Green groups condemn Budget’s oil tax breaks

in the news Samuel Fankhauser  5 April, 2016

BBC, 16 March


Aiming low

Aiming low

in the news Fergus Green, Nicholas Stern  5 April, 2016

Economist, 12 March


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