News & commentaries
The Hill, 23 September 2017
Simon Pirani, Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, gave a seminar at the Grantham Research Institute this week. Here he answers questions about the history of fossil fuel consumption, why consumption keeps rising when we need to reduce energy use, and how we could overhaul the systems which keep consumption high. read more »
The UK has endorsed recommendations for financial reporting of climate risks – but are voluntary guidelines enough?
Encouraging voluntary disclosure by companies of their exposure to climate-related risks may not be enough says Grantham Research Institute Policy Analyst, Sini Matikainen. read more »
UK newspaper regulator acts against fake news story about climate change which fooled US Congressman
A British newspaper, ‘The Mail on Sunday’ has been forced today (17 September) to publish a lengthy ruling by a press regulator, admitting that it misled audiences around the world … read more »
Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, looks at the background to the decision by the UK newspaper regulator against an article published by the Mail on Sunday. read more »
The New York Times, 16 September 2017
Bob Ward assesses attempts made by Richard Littlejohn and Matt Ridley to deny any link between climate change and Hurricane Irma. read more »
What impact does climate change really have on the powerful hurricanes Irma and Harvey that hit the Caribbean and the United States?
BBC Mundo (Spanish language), 11 September 2017
Responding to the announcement today (11 September 2017) of the results of the latest Contracts for Difference auction Professor Sam Fankhauser, Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change … read more »
The Guardian, 10 September 2017