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Protected sand dunes to lose special status after environmental damage by Trump golf course

Protected sand dunes to lose special status after environmental damage by Trump golf course

a commentary by Bob Ward  3 July, 2019

The announcement last week by Scottish Natural Heritage that it intends to strip a protected area of sand dunes of its special status is further evidence that Donald Trump does … read more »


When money speaks the language of justice: investors, banks and the just transition

When money speaks the language of justice: investors, banks and the just transition

a commentary by Nick Robins  1 July, 2019

Nick Robins explores how UK banks and investors are starting to get behind the just transition that is needed for the country to reach its new net-zero target. read more »


Climate crisis: Europe’s cities dangerously unprepared for heat wave hell

Climate crisis: Europe’s cities dangerously unprepared for heat wave hell

in the news Bob Ward  29 June, 2019

Bob Ward comments on the heatwave across parts of Europe. read more »


History is made as UK’s net zero emissions target becomes law

Press release  27 June, 2019

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science today (Thursday 27 June 2019) welcomed the signing into law of … read more »


Heatwave conditions could cause over 100 deaths in UK this week

Press release  26 June, 2019

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science warned today (Wednesday 26 June 2019) that heatwave conditions across many … read more »


Seizing the moment in South Africa: overcoming climate policy governance challenges

a commentary by Patrick Curran, Alina Averchenkova, Kate Elizabeth Gannon  26 June, 2019

Climate policy has taken a particular hit during a 10-year period of political corruption and uncertainty in South Africa but now the country has a chance to get back on track, say the authors of this commentary. read more »


Lord Lawson’s desperate last attempt at misinformation about net zero target

a commentary by Bob Ward  25 June, 2019

The UK Parliament is due to pass the legislation this week that amends the long-term 2050 target for annual greenhouse gases in the Climate Change Act 2008 to net zero … read more »


A strong carbon price to help the UK get to net-zero

a commentary by Josh Burke  24 June, 2019

Carbon pricing could form the policy bedrock for a net-zero target, argues Josh Burke Inaction on climate change puts the world in grave danger. Action must, therefore, be accelerated. This … read more »


Generating sustainable growth a key G20 issue

Generating sustainable growth a key G20 issue

in the news Nicholas Stern  21 June, 2019

China Daily Global, 21 June 2019


National fishing industries rely on other countries to the tune of £8 billion a year

Press release  21 June, 2019

New study maps how ocean currents connect the world’s fisheries A new study published in the journal Science finds that the world’s marine fisheries form a single network, with over … read more »