Growth and innovation
The Growth and Innovation research group explores the potential for green growth and its many benefits in terms of cleaner, more efficient economies.
Clean growth is the only realistic pathway to meeting the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, with bold and transformative steps needed to move the global economy onto a sustainable path.
Researchers from this group explore the role of green innovation and the dynamic cycle of investment and growth it could unleash in the context of cities, energy technologies and integrated assessment models. They look back in history to see what we can learn from previous energy transitions and economic transformations.
Energy transitions have led to major advances in human wellbeing. However, little evidence exists about the scale of the net benefits. By developing a new method for identifying the … read more »
This is a submission to the consultation on the UK Government's Clean Growth Strategy, with comments on the overall strategy and key sections. read more »
Foreign direct investment can be a channel for the transfer of environmentally-friendly technologies, writes Arlan Brucal in LSE Business Review read more »
- What role are global companies taking in efforts to tackle climate change?
- What is shale gas, how is it extracted through fracking and what are fracking’s impacts?
- What is gas’s role in the energy mix in the UK and what is the Government’s strategy on gas?
- What are gas prices in the UK and how do they affect bills?