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President Trump getting inaccurate and misleading advice about Paris Agreement on climate change

President Trump getting inaccurate and misleading advice about Paris Agreement on climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward, Alex Bowen  1 June, 2017

President Trump is due to make an announcement later today about whether he intends to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, following many weeks of … read more »


Trump dumps Paris climate deal: reaction

Trump dumps Paris climate deal: reaction

in the news Bob Ward  1 June, 2017

Science Magazine, 1 June 2017


The world’s not laughing, Donald, it’s crying

The world’s not laughing, Donald, it’s crying

in the news Bob Ward  1 June, 2017

BBC News, 1 June 2017



How “green” are bank policies to speed economic recovery?

a commentary by Sini Matikainen, Victoria Druce  30 May, 2017

Programmes by the European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of England designed to boost economic growth after the 2008 financial crash could inadvertently be giving high-carbon sectors an advantage over their low-carbon counterparts. These measures, including quantitative easing, may be coming to an end, but their ‘high-carbon skew’ could have a long term impact on the UK and Eurozone. read more »


Bank of England bond buying criticised for carbon skew

Bank of England bond buying criticised for carbon skew

in the news Sini Matikainen  30 May, 2017

Fund Strategy, 30 May 2017


Central banks inadvertently backing high-carbon companies with programmes to stimulate economic growth

Press release  30 May, 2017

More than half of corporate bond purchases by the Bank of England and European Central Bank (ECB) back carbon-intensive sectors, and may give them a disproportionate advantage over low-carbon sectors, … read more »



Climate in the courtroom: Litigation is increasingly used to influence action on climate change

Climate in the courtroom: Litigation is increasingly used to influence action on climate change

a commentary by Joana Setzer  24 May, 2017

Our annual round-up about global climate legislation delivered at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change intersessional conference in May shows that there is a stock of 1200 laws … read more »


Number of Carbon Pricing Initiatives Nearly Doubled over Past Five Years, says New Report

Number of Carbon Pricing Initiatives Nearly Doubled over Past Five Years, says New Report

in the news Nicholas Stern  23 May, 2017

World Bank Press Release, 23 May 2017  


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