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New study finds six G20 countries are failing to take action in line with their Paris Agreement pledges

Press release  17 November, 2016

Argentina, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States have not been undertaking sufficient domestic efforts to match their pledged nationally determined contributions to the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to new analysis by the Institute. read more »


Comment on ‘Global Carbon Budget 2016’

Press release  14 November, 2016

Commenting on the publication today by the journal ‘Earth System Science Data’ of a paper on ‘Global Carbon Budget 2016’ by Corinne LeQuéré and co-authors, Bob Ward, policy and communications … read more »


What energy and climate change policies can we expect from President Trump?

a commentary by Bob Ward  11 November, 2016

Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, looks at the prospects for climate policy in the US under President-elect Trump. read more »


This is humankind’s ‘great urbanisation’. We must do it right, or the planet will pay

This is humankind’s ‘great urbanisation’. We must do it right, or the planet will pay

in the news Dimitri Zenghelis, Nicholas Stern  8 November, 2016

Cities that are poorly planned risk leaving humanity with a hostile and potentially deadly climate say Dimitri Zenghelis, Co-Head of Climate Policy and Professor Lord Nicholas Stern in this Guardian commentary. read more »


Trumping progress or Clinton’s clean opportunity – The future of US climate policy after the elections

a commentary by Isabella Neuweg  7 November, 2016

In many respects the United States presidential election of 2016 could be decisive for the US, and the world, not least for the direction of climate policy. While many of … read more »


Speech – ‘The Stern Review +10: new opportunities for growth and development’

an announcement featuring Nicholas Stern  28 October, 2016

Video and text of a speech by Professor Lord Nicholas Stern at an event marking the tenth anniversary of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change. The speech focuses on the need to deliver on the global agenda for climate and sustainability over the next 10 years. read more »


World must deliver urgently on global agenda for climate and sustainability, says Nicholas Stern 10 years on from his landmark report

Press release  28 October, 2016

The world must deliver urgently and strongly on the global agenda for climate and sustainability over the next 10 years, and avoid the huge risks resulting from delay, Nicholas Stern … read more »


How to reverse the dangerous decline in low-carbon innovation

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre  24 October, 2016

Greater public funding for low-carbon R&D and higher and stable carbon pricing mechanisms are essential to achieve Paris climate goals says Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Institute. read more »


False allegations by climate change ‘sceptic’

a commentary by Bob Ward  20 October, 2016

The UK’s most prominent climate change ‘sceptic’ has falsely alleged that an international group of researchers conspired to suppress their results. In the Annual Lecture for the Global Warming Policy … read more »


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