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Pre-2020 Ambition on Climate Change

Pre-2020 Ambition on Climate Change

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova, Dimitri Zenghelis  31 October, 2018

This policy brief aims to assist negotiators, policy experts, and civil society in navigating the discussions on pre-2020 ambition towards a constructive and effective deliberation. It is based on a … read more »


Aligning national and international climate targets

a briefing note by Michal Nachmany, Emily Mangan  29 October, 2018

The quantified climate change targets in countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement and those in national laws and policies are compared in this brief, a submission to the Talanoa Dialogue. read more »


Climate change governance in Tanzania: challenges and opportunities

a briefing note by Michal Nachmany  22 October, 2018

The policy brief outlines the key governance challenges Tanzania faces in implementing its climate policies, describes the drivers of and barriers to climate-relevant policy processes, and concludes with policy recommendations. read more »


Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Select Committee on International Development on: UK aid for combating climate change

a briefing note by Patrick Curran  17 October, 2018

This written evidence responds to four questions set by the UK House of Commons Select Committee on International Development inquiry into ‘UK aid for combating climate change’. read more »


The role of independent bodies in climate governance: the UK’s Committee on Climate Change

The role of independent bodies in climate governance: the UK’s Committee on Climate Change

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova, Sam Fankhauser, Jared J. Finnegan  1 October, 2018

10 years on from its establishment, this report assesses the role of the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in shaping UK climate policy, drawing out lessons for international and domestic policymakers. read more »


The role and influence of the UK’s Committee on Climate Change

a briefing note by Alina Averchenkova, Sam Fankhauser, Jared J. Finnegan  1 October, 2018

This policy brief provides a summary assessment of the role of the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in shaping UK climate policy. read more »


Consultation response: Environmental principles and governance after EU exit

a briefing note by Alyssa Gilbert, Maria Carvalho  5 September, 2018

This submission was made to Defra’s consultation on environmental principles and governance after the UK leaves the European Union. read more »


Climate risks to hydropower supply in eastern and southern Africa

Climate risks to hydropower supply in eastern and southern Africa

a briefing note by Declan Conway, Patrick Curran, Kate Elizabeth Gannon  30 August, 2018

With substantial new hydropower generation planned for eastern and southern Africa, how can risks from rainfall variations and climate change be overcome to ensure reliable supply and socioeconomic development? This brief analyses the challenges and provides recommendations to policymakers, the energy sector and development partners. read more »


Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

a briefing note by Patrick Curran, Andrew J. Dougill, Joanna Pardoe, Katharine Vincent  1 August, 2018

Coherent, cross-sectoral approaches to policy development are essential to meeting the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals. Drawing on research from southern Africa, this brief makes recommendations for improving coherence, which is currently partial to weak across the region. read more »


Barriers to linking carbon markets in Northeast Asia

Barriers to linking carbon markets in Northeast Asia

a policy report by Baran Doda  31 July, 2018

Chapter in the Carbon Market Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Assessing Challenges and Overcoming Barriers compendium report. Published by the Asia Society Policy Institute. External link to publisher Abstract Linking carbon … read more »