All pages with keywords: climate change policy

Legislating for a low carbon and climate resilient transition: learning from international experiences

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova 14 March, 2019

This paper aims to inform policy experts, legislators and decision makers on recent trends in climate change policy-making around the world and draws on the lessons learnt in relation to … read more »


Credible, effective and publicly acceptable policies to decarbonise the European Union: Final report

Credible, effective and publicly acceptable policies to decarbonise the European Union: Final report

a policy publication by Samuela Bassi, Maria Carvalho, Baran Doda, Sam Fankhauser 5 December, 2017

This report investigates the extent to which current policies and institutional arrangements are fit for purpose for the new decarbonisation phase into which the EU is entering. It summarises the main findings from the Statkraft research programme. read more »


Trumping progress or Clinton’s clean opportunity – The future of US climate policy after the elections

a commentary by Isabella Neuweg 7 November, 2016

In many respects the United States presidential election of 2016 could be decisive for the US, and the world, not least for the direction of climate policy. While many of … read more »


Public lecture | International cooperation and climate change

Public Lecture Alina Averchenkova, Fergus Green 23 Jun 2015

Dr Alina Averchenkova, Prof John Broome, Prof Robyn Eckersley and Fergus Green discuss why the international community been faltering on effective climate action and how we can break through the collective-action impasse. read more »


The Global Development Post-Durban Of Policy Regimes To Combat Climate Change

The Global Development Post-Durban Of Policy Regimes To Combat Climate Change

Grantham Workshop Nicholas Stern, Robert Falkner, Ruth Kattumuri, Alex Bowen 13 Mar 2012

Hosted by the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) and Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads The outlook for international climate-change mitigation policies post-Durban Professor Nicholas … read more »


Developing Policy Regimes for Combating Climate Change

Grantham Workshop 25 Jan 2011

A CAGE/CCCEP workshop. The focus was on the ongoing global climate change negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, following on from the December 2009 meeting in Copenhagen, … read more »


Climate Change Policy: why has so little been achieved?

Climate Change Policy: why has so little been achieved?

Policy Seminar Sam Fankhauser 27 Oct 2009

While the scientific evidence for climate change grows, the policy responses have so far had little or no impact on the build-up of emissions. Why does the disconnect between science … read more »


Nicholas Stern – Inaugural lecture: A Global Deal for Climate Change

Nicholas Stern – Inaugural lecture: A Global Deal for Climate Change

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern 6 Oct 2008

Chair: Howard Davies Speaker: Professor Lord Stern of Brentford Content of lecture Overview of the Grantham Research Institute’s inaugural lecture To inaugurate the LSE’s new Grantham Research Institute on Climate … read more »


Dr James Hansen – Itinerant Farming to White House Arrests: a scientist’s view of the climate crisis

Public Lecture Sam Fankhauser 16 May 2013

The unfolding human-made climate crisis seems almost surrealistic from a scientific perspective. As knowledge of a climate emergency improves, policies change in ways that exacerbate rather than mitigate the situation. … read more »


Leaders not plugged in to climate change reality

Leaders not plugged in to climate change reality

a commentary by Bob Ward 2 July, 2012

From Mr Bob Ward. Sir, Your excellent editorial “Learning to live in a changing climate” (July 2) was quite right to question the suggestion by Rex Tillerson, chief executive of … read more »