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Economic co-benefits of reducing CO2 emissions outweigh the cost of mitigation for most big emitters

a commentary by Kirk Hamilton  3 November, 2017

A new report by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change helps to dispel some of the gloomy arithmetic of climate change by providing evidence on the scale and range of ancillary benefits that derive from reducing emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases. read more »


Analysis of Met Office figures reveal second warmest year on record for the UK

Press release  3 November, 2017

Commenting today (3 November 2017) on the publication this week by the Met Office of preliminary figures for the UK’s weather in October, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at … read more »


Response to UN Emissions Gap report

Press release  31 October, 2017

Responding to the publication of the UN Emissions Gap report today (31 October 2017) Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the … read more »


Reaction: Dieter Helm’s ‘least cost’ ideas for meeting the UK’s climate targets

Reaction: Dieter Helm’s ‘least cost’ ideas for meeting the UK’s climate targets

in the news Bob Ward  30 October, 2017

Business Green, 27 October 2017


What does the Helm Review teach us about climate policy?

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser  27 October, 2017

Professor Dieter Helm’s Cost of Energy review was greeted in parts of the press with headlines like “excessive green taxes force up energy bills”. Sam Fankhauser analyses the review in the context of UK efforts to tackle climate change. read more »


Response to the publication of the Cost of Energy Review

Press release  25 October, 2017

Responding to the publication today [25 October, 2017] of the independent Cost of Energy Review by Professor Dieter Helm, CBE, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research … read more »


Building preservation policies cost English households £500 million in energy bills every year, study finds

Press release  16 October, 2017

Residents of Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas miss out on saving up to £240 on annual energy bills because preservation policies make it harder to reduce energy use, according to a new study published by the Grantham Research Institute. read more »


Clean Growth Strategy: Much to praise but many aspirations rather than tangible policy commitments

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser  13 October, 2017

Mobilising private sector funding and implementing a strong industrial strategy will be critical to the sucess of the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy says Sam Fankhauser. read more »


Climate change ‘sceptics’ know they have lost the argument, but they are still churning out propaganda

a commentary by Bob Ward  13 October, 2017

In this commentary Bob Ward says prominent climate sceptics in the UK, including Matt Ridley and Graham Stringer MP, are continuing to misrepresent the facts. This is despite Matt Ridley admitting in The Times that he and Lord Lawson “have so far largely lost the argument on climate change”. read more »


Response to publication of Clean Growth Strategy

Press release  12 October, 2017

Responding to the publication today  (12 October 2017) of the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Professor Sam Fankhauser, Director of the Grantham … read more »


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