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James Rydge

James is a Policy Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. He received his PhD in Economics at the University of Sydney in 2007. He was formerly Lead Economist at the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, where his research focused on low-carbon economic transition and sustainable growth.

Policy publications  3 December, 2018

Sustainable growth in the UK: Seizing opportunities from technological change and the transition to a low-carbon economy

This special report for the LSE Growth Commission shows why it is sensible for environmental sustainability to be at the heart of the UK’s growth strategy and how this can be achieved, setting out recommendations for government across the areas of innovation, infrastructure, skills and cities. read more »

2011

Policy publications  1 August, 2011

Climate change policy in the United Kingdom

The Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) have published a policy paper, originally commissioned as a working … read more »

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Commentary  3 December, 2018

Capitalising on technological change and the low-carbon transition in the UK

Upon publication of a new special report for the LSE Growth Commission, the authors outline why it is sensible for environmental sustainability to be at the heart of the UK’s growth strategy and how this can be achieved. read more »

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