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With or without you? Why the European Union’s climate targets will be harder to meet post-Brexit

a commentary by Maria Carvalho, Sam Fankhauser  16 January, 2017

The UK has played an important role in shaping and advancing European action on climate change. Without it, other Member States will find themselves picking up the slack or the EU will miss its greenhouse gas target for 2030, write Maria Carvalho and Sam Fankhauser. read more »


A letter to the British Prime Minister from 100 members of the climate change research community

a commentary by Bob Ward  16 January, 2017

A letter from 100 members of the climate change research community in the UK has been sent to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to highlight potential threats and opportunities from Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States.
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Two cheers for Swansea’s tidal lagoon

Two cheers for Swansea’s tidal lagoon

in the news Bob Ward  15 January, 2017

The Guardian, 15 January 2o16


Muddled and inflated figures about power decarbonisation

Muddled and inflated figures about power decarbonisation

a commentary by Bob Ward  21 December, 2016

It is vitally important that the public debate about the UK’s options for managing the risks of climate change is based on reliable and authoritative information about the costs. Unfortunately, … read more »


Emissions target

Emissions target

in the news Bob Ward  14 December, 2016

Letter to The Times, 14 December 2016


The people providing hope in a post-Trump world of climate denial

The people providing hope in a post-Trump world of climate denial

in the news Bob Ward  13 December, 2016

The Independent, 13 December 2016


Climate change special: the Brexit effect & China’s Trumped COP21

Climate change special: the Brexit effect & China’s Trumped COP21

in the news Dimitri Zenghelis  12 December, 2016

Going Underground, RT (TV broadcast), 12 December


Global Environmental Change gets top CiteScore

Global Environmental Change gets top CiteScore

an announcement featuring Declan Conway  12 December, 2016

Global Environmental Change, whose co-editor-in-chief is Declan Conway, was the top ranking journal for Social Sciences: Geography, Planning and Development according the CiteScore metric. This new journal metric, powered by … read more »


Lord Stern wins award for ‘Best Use of Evidence by a Politician’

an announcement featuring Nicholas Stern  30 November, 2016

Professor Lord Stern of Brentford, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy at the London … read more »


The roles of financial institutions and finance ministries in delivering the Paris Agreement on climate change

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  29 November, 2016

This commentary is based on presentations made at the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which took place in Marrakech Morocco between 7 and 18 November 2016. read more »


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