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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


Nicholas Stern’s reaction to green budget measures

Nicholas Stern’s reaction to green budget measures

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  22 April, 2009

Author of the Stern review gives his verdict on the green measures announced in Alistair Darling’s 2009 budget the Guardian


The point of no return

The point of no return

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  30 March, 2009

In an exclusive extract from his new book, Nicholas Stern argues that the time for debate on climate change is well and truly over. The Guardian


G20 will put sustainable growth at risk if it fails to spend on measures to tackle climate change during economic crisis

Press release  26 March, 2009

The G20 countries should invest in measures to tackle the current economic crisis and re-orient development towards sustainable, low-carbon growth, according to a report published today (26 March 2009) by … read more »


Low-carbon growth: the only sustainable way to overcome world poverty

Low-carbon growth: the only sustainable way to overcome world poverty

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  24 March, 2009

The two great challenges of the 21st century are the battle against poverty and the management of climate change.  On both we must act strongly now and expect to continue … read more »


The world needs an unbiased risk assessor

The world needs an unbiased risk assessor

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  24 March, 2009

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The economic crisis and the two great challenges of the 21st century

Press release  3 March, 2009

Lord Nicholas Stern delivers a speech on ‘The economic crisis and the two great challenges of the 21st century’. read more »


Senators convene climate experts to discuss path to low carbon economic recovery

Press release  3 March, 2009

Senators, Governors, business leaders and international experts met in the Capitol today to discuss the prospects for U.S. domestic action on climate change.


Obama’s chance to lead the green recovery

Obama’s chance to lead the green recovery

a commentary by Nicholas Stern  2 March, 2009

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