News & commentaries

Filter news

Page 9 of 174« First...7891011...203040...Last »

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  


Environment researchers gagged during General Election

Environment researchers gagged during General Election

a commentary by Bob Ward  22 May, 2017

Environment researchers at UK universities are being wrongly gagged during the General Election campaign because of inconsistent and over-zealous applications of ‘purdah’, which began at midnight on 21 April. The … read more »


Appeal to self-image to promote paperless billing among green energy customers, study finds

Press release  22 May, 2017

Customers who are asked to sign up to paperless billing for renewable energy respond better to reinforcements of their own ‘green’ self-image than to imagery or written information about environmental … read more »


Grantham Research Fellow runs negotiation workshop for COP23 Presidency of Fiji 

Grantham Research Fellow runs negotiation workshop for COP23 Presidency of Fiji 

an announcement featuring Kai Monheim  19 May, 2017

Grantham Research Institute Research Fellow and Director of the Centre for Multilateral Negotiations, Kai Monheim, is running a high profile workshop in Bonn to support Fiji’s presidency of the UN … read more »



‘Alternative facts’ undermine polemic against the Paris Agreement

a commentary by Bob Ward  11 May, 2017

Matt Ridley in his column in ‘The Times’ has used a set of ‘alternative facts’ to urge President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change says Bob Ward in this commentary article. read more »


Page 9 of 174« First...7891011...203040...Last »