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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 »


Leading international experts to discuss impact of financial crisis on carbon markets

Press release  5 May, 2009

Leading experts from around the world are gathering today (5 May 2009) at London School of Economics and Political Science to discuss the impact of the current global financial crisis … read more »


Why global warming could make or break south-east Asia

Why global warming could make or break south-east Asia

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  5 May, 2009

South-east Asia has the most to lose from global warming but could gain much by developing a low-carbon future. The Guardian


Tiny steps in a marathon

Tiny steps in a marathon

a commentary by Nicholas Stern, Alex Bowen, Sam Fankhauser  24 April, 2009

Nicholas Stern, Alex Bowen and Sam Fankhauser: We still have a long way to go, but this week’s climate decisions inch us towards the big target the Guardian


Science Extra: Nicholas Stern’s Blueprint for a Safer Planet lecture at the London School of Economics

Science Extra: Nicholas Stern’s Blueprint for a Safer Planet lecture at the London School of Economics

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  23 April, 2009

Lord Stern outlines the climate change crisis and how we can solve it in a lecture at the London School of Economics on 21 April 2009 the Guardian