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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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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 »


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Bloomberg Task Force should recommend companies be required to stress test their business plans against risks of climate change actions and impacts

Press release  6 June, 2016

Companies that fail to plan for business scenarios in a low-carbon economy risk decline or even bankruptcy, according to a submission to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures from the Grantham Research Institute. 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


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Aiming low

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

Economist, 12 March


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The Budget will have a mixed impact on the fight against climate change

Press release  16 March, 2016

Commenting on the publication today (16 March 2016) of Budget 2016, Professor Sam Fankhauser, Co-Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School … read more »



China’s Carbon Emissions May Have Already Peaked, Study Says

China’s Carbon Emissions May Have Already Peaked, Study Says

in the news Fergus Green, Nicholas Stern  8 March, 2016

Wall Street Journal, 7 March


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