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Creating a separate UK trading scheme for emissions the worst system of carbon pricing after Brexit

Press release  2 August, 2019

Carbon tax with “citizens’ dividend” one of best ways for UK to reach net zero by 2050 If the UK is to leave the EU Emissions Trading System as part … read more »


Breaking all-time UK temperature record a ‘disturbing milestone’

Press release  29 July, 2019

The Grantham Research Institute’s response to the announcement by the Met Office that a recording of 38.7°C at Cambridge Botanic Garden on Thursday 25 July has become the highest temperature officially recorded in the UK. read more »


Met Office confirms new UK record temperature of 38.7C

Met Office confirms new UK record temperature of 38.7C

in the news Bob Ward  29 July, 2019

Bob Ward responds to a Met Office announcement that the highest ever temperature in the UK has been recorded. read more »


Record UK heatwaves have ‘killed hundreds’ this year – and death toll could soar to 2,000

Record UK heatwaves have ‘killed hundreds’ this year – and death toll could soar to 2,000

in the news Bob Ward  28 July, 2019

Bob Ward discusses the potential death toll from the UK heatwave. read more »


Petrol cars banned, no gas heating and meat-free Mondays – life in carbon neutral UK

Petrol cars banned, no gas heating and meat-free Mondays – life in carbon neutral UK

in the news Bob Ward  28 July, 2019

Bob Ward speaks to the Mirror about some of the changes that will be necessary for the UK to achieve net-zero by 2050. read more »


To what extent should we be talking of ‘waging war’ on climate change?

a commentary by Josh Burke  27 July, 2019

Josh Burke argues that using the metaphor of war could be detrimental to communicating the climate message – but may help encourage the investment in innovation and structural changes we need. read more »


Nicholas Stern responds to EIB proposal to end lending for fossil fuels

Press release  26 July, 2019

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern responds to the announcement today (26 July 2019) that the European Investment Bank (EIB) has proposed to end lending for fossil fuel-reliant energy projects by the end of 2020 in its draft energy lending policy. read more »


CNN report on the UK heatwave

CNN report on the UK heatwave

in the news Michal Nachmany  26 July, 2019

Michal Nachmany discusses the UK heatwave on CNN. read more »


UK 2019 Heatwave report

UK 2019 Heatwave report

in the news Michal Nachmany  26 July, 2019

Michal Nachmany discusses the UK heatwave on Sky News. read more »


China is on track to meet its climate change goals nine years early

China is on track to meet its climate change goals nine years early

in the news Nicholas Stern  26 July, 2019

Professor Nicholas Stern responds to a new paper published in the journal nature sustainability which found that China appears on track to reach its carbon goals up to nine years earlier than planned under the Paris agreement. read more »