International environmental negotiations
Global collective action is required to tackle climate change.
A sustainable solution to climate change needs strong international governance, as well as measurable local action to implement international commitments at the domestic level. This programme explores the prospects for international collective action on climate change. It aims to shed light on the historical and socio-political factors affecting a global deal on climate change, using methods such as game theory and survey analysis of negotiators’ perceptions of the costs, benefits and risks of climate action.
We assess the robustness of cooperation to environmental variability in a stylized model of a community that harvests a shared resource. read more »
Letter to Congressman Lamar Smith in regard to the testimony given by Dr Bjorn Lomborg to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Lettter from Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director of the Institute, raises concerns about “inaccurate and misleading claims” in the testimony submitted by Dr Bjorn Lomborg to the House of … read more »
G20 and other countries should increase the credibility of their pledges on greenhouse gas emissions
Countries, including members of the G20, should strengthen the credibility of their pledges on emissions in order to build confidence in the Paris Agreement according to analysis by the Institute. read more »