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New research finds link between air pollution and traffic accidents

Press release  3 October, 2016

Air pollution appears to be causing an increase in traffic accidents. Evidence shows that a rise in the average concentration of nitrogen dioxide of just 1 microgramme per cubic metre is sufficient to increase the average number of accidents each day by 2 per cent, with the biggest effect occurring in cities. read more »


Response to Government announcement about new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C

Press release  15 September, 2016

Co-Director, Professor Sam Fankhauser, responds to announcement that the UK Government will allow the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C in Somerset. read more »


Negative interest rates are an opportunity for the UK to invest in sustainable infrastructure

Negative interest rates are an opportunity for the UK to invest in sustainable infrastructure

in the news Dimitri Zenghelis  14 September, 2016

The reservoir of free capital can help boost the UK’s productive capacity and secure a low-carbon future, writes Dimitri Zenghelis read more »


It’s Too Early To Say the U.K. Has Had a Brexit Boost

It’s Too Early To Say the U.K. Has Had a Brexit Boost

in the news Dimitri Zenghelis  12 September, 2016

Newsweek, 12 September 2016


From adaptation to climate-resilient development: what are the implications for policymakers?

a commentary by Jared J. Finnegan  8 September, 2016

PhD candidate, Jared J. Finnegan, gives an overview of ‘The economics of climate-resilient development’. This new book explores the link between adaptation to climate change and economic development read more »


Flooding: UK government plans for more extreme rainfall

Flooding: UK government plans for more extreme rainfall

in the news Bob Ward  8 September, 2016

The Guardian, 8 September 2016


Response to the UK Government’s National Flood Resilience Review

Press release  8 September, 2016

Commenting on the publication today of the UK Government’s report on the National Flood Resilience Review, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change … read more »


Fog in the Channel: reports of a Brexit boost are at best premature

Fog in the Channel: reports of a Brexit boost are at best premature

in the news Dimitri Zenghelis  7 September, 2016

LSE Brexit Blog, 7 September 2016


Ratification of Paris Agreement is bad news for Donald Trump

a commentary by Bob Ward  6 September, 2016

The announcement that the US and China have both ratified the Paris Agreement is likely to make it more difficult for Donald Trump, if he becomes President, to renege on the international commitment on climate change made by Barack Obama’s administration. read more »


Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal

Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal

in the news Bob Ward  3 September, 2016

The Guardian, 3 September 2016


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