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Generating sustainable growth a key G20 issue

Generating sustainable growth a key G20 issue

in the news Nicholas Stern  21 June, 2019

China Daily Global, 21 June 2019


National fishing industries rely on other countries to the tune of £8 billion a year

Press release  21 June, 2019

New study maps how ocean currents connect the world’s fisheries A new study published in the journal Science finds that the world’s marine fisheries form a single network, with over … read more »


Successful adaptation to climate change needs new blends of research approaches

Successful adaptation to climate change needs new blends of research approaches

a commentary by Declan Conway, Patrick Curran  17 June, 2019

Declan Conway and Patrick Curran use recent findings from research into different risk assessment approaches and adaptation planning in climate change ‘hotspots’ in Africa and Asia to show the value of hybrid methods for creating more sustainable adaptation strategies. read more »


UK newspaper ‘The Daily Telegraph’ duped by Bjorn Lomborg’s climate propaganda

a commentary by Bob Ward  17 June, 2019

‘The Daily Telegraph’ newspaper in the UK has become the latest victim of Bjorn Lomborg’s global dissemination campaign of inaccurate and misleading information about climate change. Over the past 18 … read more »


Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050

Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050

in the news Nicholas Stern  12 June, 2019

Nicholas Stern comments on the decision by the UK Government to commit to meeting the target of ending carbon emissions by 2050. read more »


Britain pledges to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

Britain pledges to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

in the news Bob Ward  12 June, 2019

Bob Ward comments on the decision by the UK Prime Minister to put forward legislation that will commit the United Kingdom to eliminating its contribution to climate change by 2050. read more »


Nicholas Stern

Prime Minister deserves “great credit” for 2050 net-zero target, says Lord Stern

Press release  12 June, 2019

Lord Stern welcomes the “historic move” by the UK Government to set a target for cutting annual emissions of greenhouse gases to net zero by 2050. read more »


Why the Chancellor’s statement on the cost of a net-zero transition in the UK could imperil the country’s climate ambitions

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis  6 June, 2019

Dimitri Zenghelis explains why the British Chancellor’s assertion that a net-zero economy in the UK will cost more than £1 trillion by 2050 is simply wrong. read more »


Why Germany should introduce an ambitious carbon price

a commentary by Simon Dietz, Tobias Kruse, Isabella Neuweg, Lutz Sager  6 June, 2019

Simon Dietz, Tobias Kruse, Isabella Neuweg and Lutz Sager argue that Germany should set out a clear plan for a stronger carbon price as an effective route for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that can also improve the circumstances of lower-income households. read more »


Politics given precedence over climate targets

Politics given precedence over climate targets

in the news Sam Fankhauser  6 June, 2019

The report that the UK government is allegedly preparing to use previous overperformance in reducing carbon emissions when calculating its carbon budget for up to 2027 indicates a worrying willingness to game the system on meeting crucial climate change targets says Sam Fankhauser in this letter to the FT.
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