Ajay Gambhir

Research article  10 February, 2020

Lake Malawi’s threshold behaviour: A stakeholder-informed model to simulate sensitivity to climate change

Over 90% of Malawi’s electricity generation and irrigation depend on Lake Malawi outflows into the Shire River. Recent lake level declines have raised concerns over future climate change impacts, … read more »

2018

Research article  27 September, 2018

The economics of 1.5°C climate change

The economic case for limiting warming to 1.5°C is unclear, due to manifold uncertainties. However, it cannot be ruled out that the 1.5°C target passes a cost-benefit test. Costs are … read more »

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Policy publications  5 May, 2020

A net-zero emissions economic recovery from COVID-19

This working paper published by Oxford Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment outlines how the transition to net zero emissions could significantly contribute to the UK's recovery from COVID-19. read more »

Policy publications  30 April, 2020

COP26 Universities Network Briefing on COVID-19

This briefing identifies key recovery policies that the UK government could introduce to both respond to the crisis of COVID-19, and support the country in meeting its commitment to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. read more »

2015

Policy publications  30 March, 2015

Climate change priorities for the next UK Government

The next UK Government after the General Election on 7 May should reform the UK’s overly-complex energy taxation and create new institutions to depoliticise infrastructure investment, particularly in the energy sector. These recommendations are among several new measures outlined in the Institute’s latest policy brief ‘Climate change priorities for the next UK government’. read more »

2014

Policy publications  20 December, 2014

Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change on ‘ Fuelling the debate: Committee successes and future challenges ’

Outlines the main energy and climate change challenges in the UK over the next five-year term read more »

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