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The real green new deal

The real green new deal

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  22 September, 2009

Tony Blair and Nicholas Stern: The future is bright for the world’s economies to go low-carbon – but only if we act together and support developing countries the Guardian


Lord Stern outlines plan to break deadlock

Press release  21 September, 2009

A plan to overcome obstacles to an international agreement on climate change was today outlined by Nicholas Stern… The paper presents a new approach to setting strong but achievable targets for reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases, which take into account future economic growth in developing countries. read more »


People power is crucial to making Copenhagen a success

People power is crucial to making Copenhagen a success

a commentary by Bob Ward  10 September, 2009

Bob Ward: A huge show of popular support should empower our political leaders to reach a wise and visionary agreement in Copenhagen the Guardian


EU power struggle threatens climate change agreement

EU power struggle threatens climate change agreement

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  20 July, 2009

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The time is approaching for India to take a lead on climate change

The time is approaching for India to take a lead on climate change

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  20 July, 2009

India has been viewed by many, in my view unfairly, as an obstacle to progress. Now is the time for India to move into the lead on international discussions. The … read more »


Lord Stern calls for India to set the agenda for global climate change talks

Press release  15 July, 2009

Lord Nicholas Stern of Brentford will today urge India to play a key role in shaping the agenda for the crucial United Nations climate change conference, due to take place in Copenhagen in December 2009, so that developing countries can take a lead in the negotiations this year. read more »


Why ExxonMobil must be taken to task over climate denial funding

Why ExxonMobil must be taken to task over climate denial funding

a commentary by Bob Ward  1 July, 2009

ExxonMobil should keep its promise by ending its financial support for lobby groups that mislead the public about climate change, writes Bob Ward. The Guardian


Lord Stern wins Blue Planet Prize and the Royal Geographical Society’s Patron’s Medal

Press release  30 June, 2009

Nicholas Stern… has won two prestigious environmental awards: the Blue Planet Prize, and the Royal Geographical Society’s Patron’s Medal, in recognition of his work on the economics of climate change read more »


Lord Stern welcomes Gordon Brown’s speech on climate change and highlights needs of developing world

Press release  26 June, 2009

Nicholas Stern… said: “This is a timely initiative by Gordon Brown to break the international deadlock over climate change, and he rightly identifies finance as the key stumbling block. Rich countries want to see commitments by developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change before offering financial support, but the developing countries want strong financial backing from the rich world before they make significant commitments.” read more »


Leading US researcher says vested interests of fossil fuel companies still active in political debate

Press release  6 May, 2009

Leading US researcher says vested interests of fossil fuel companies still active in political debate read more »


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