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Repeal of the US Clean Power Plan “makes no economic sense”

Press release  10 October, 2017

Commenting on the announcement expected today that the United States Environmental Protection Agency is planning to repeal President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the … read more »


Sue major polluters for climate compensation – and ask Exxon to pay for Harvey’s damages says Jeff Sachs

Commentary  10 October, 2017

Major polluters and governments could be held to account by “climate justice” court cases, said Jeff Sachs, Professor of Economics at Columbia University in his recent lecture at the London School of Economics. A video of the lecture is now available. read more »


Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

in the news Nicholas Stern  28 September, 2017

The Guardian, 28 September 2017


Negotiation Management work by Grantham Visiting Fellow recognised in French Government study on Paris climate summit

an announcement featuring Kai Monheim  1 September, 2017

Research by Grantham Research Institute Visiting Fellow, Kai Monheim, has been recognised in a new French Foreign Office sponsored study on how process management contributed to reaching the Paris Agreement on climate change. read more »


California’s leadership on climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward  17 July, 2017

Later today, California’s Senate will vote on new laws to tackle climate change, including an extension to its successful cap-and-trade programme until 2030. It is expected to be a close … read more »


Good chance Trump won’t end up withdrawing from Paris

Good chance Trump won’t end up withdrawing from Paris

in the news Bob Ward  7 July, 2017

CNBC, 7 July 2017


Nicholas Stern speaks at pre-G20 event in Hamburg

Nicholas Stern speaks at pre-G20 event in Hamburg

an announcement featuring Nicholas Stern  6 July, 2017

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment spoke at the F20 event in Hamburg on 4th July 2017. The focus of … read more »


Trump to be odd man out amid climate talks at G20 summit

Trump to be odd man out amid climate talks at G20 summit

in the news Bob Ward  3 July, 2017

The Hill, 2 July 2017


Nicholas Stern made Companion of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Announcement  19 June, 2017

Professor Lord Stern of Brentford, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, has been made a … read more »


A large body of academic studies suggest climate change policies have had only a very small impact on competitiveness

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato  7 June, 2017

President Trump claimed that the Paris Agreement on climate change “disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries”. This commentary highlights a number of recent research papers which show no evidence for such claims. read more »


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