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The time to invest in energy access is now

Commentary  19 September, 2018

By Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All  Delays in closing the energy access … read more »


Comment on new figures showing increase in deaths in England during hot weather this year

Press release  17 September, 2018

Commenting on the publication today (17 September 2018) by the Office of National Statistics of the ‘Quarterly mortality report, England: April to June 2018’ (https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/quarterlymortalityreports/apriltojune2018), which shows that an increase … read more »


Speech by Lord Stern at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on 13 September 2018

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  14 September, 2018

My argument is simple. The transition to the zero-carbon economy is the inclusive growth story of the 21st century. Let me explain. The world economy must grow over the next … read more »


Grantham researcher wins FAERE Young Economist Best Paper Award

an announcement featuring Misato Sato  11 September, 2018

Misato Sato, Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, at the Grantham Research Institute has received an award for the Young Economist Best Paper from the French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists … read more »


2018 heatwave report on BBC Breakfast this morning

2018 heatwave report on BBC Breakfast this morning

in the news Bob Ward  7 September, 2018

BBC, 7 September 2018


Bold climate action could deliver US$26 trillion in economic benefits through to 2030 says new report backed by Lord Stern

Bold climate action could deliver US$26 trillion in economic benefits through to 2030 says new report backed by Lord Stern

an announcement featuring Nicholas Stern  5 September, 2018

A new report released today (5 September 2018) by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that we are significantly under-estimating the benefits of cleaner, climate-smart growth. The … read more »


Bjorn Lomborg’s lukewarmer misinformation about climate change and poverty

a commentary by Bob Ward  30 August, 2018

On 27 August, the ‘New York Post’ published an article by Dr Bjorn Lomborg that was filled with misrepresentations and false claims, under the headline ‘How the war on climate … read more »


African electricity generation at risk from current and future climate

Press release  30 August, 2018

Countries in southern and eastern Africa could suffer more electricity blackouts in the future because they are planning to increase the supply from hydropower dams that are vulnerable to periods … read more »


Researchers find that endangered bats could raise as much money as lions for wildlife charities

Press release  27 August, 2018

Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that so-called ‘non-charismatic’ animals, such as bats, could be used just as effectively as lions for fundraising by wildlife charities. A study published … read more »


Climate change sets the world on fire

Climate change sets the world on fire

in the news Bob Ward  24 August, 2018

DW, 24 August 2018


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