All pages with keywords: climate change policy


Senator Lindsey O. Graham – US Energy and Climate Change Policy

Senator Lindsey O. Graham – US Energy and Climate Change Policy

Public Lecture Robert Falkner 24 Mar 2011

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment public lecture. Speaker: Senator Lindsey O. Graham Chair: Dr Robert Falkner, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at LSE More information: LSE … 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 »


Penny Wong – Towards a New Response to Climate change: perspectives from Australia

Penny Wong – Towards a New Response to Climate change: perspectives from Australia

Public Lecture Eric Neumayer 15 Oct 2008

Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer, professor of environment and development and head of the department of geography and environment Speaker: Penny Wong, former Australian Climate Minister Further information: Climate change Australia … 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 »


Policy indexes as tools for decision makers – the case of climate policy

Policy indexes as tools for decision makers – the case of climate policy

a research article by Swenja Surminski 23 January, 2014

The last two decades have witnessed an explosion in the publication of country indexes that measure and rank the relative national policy performances of governments. To illustrate the challenges … read more »


A fractured future: climate change in an age of fossil fuel abundance

Commentary 29 November, 2013

Lord Browne of Madingley (This commentary is based on a speech delivered at the London School of Economics and Political Science on 27 November 2013) When I had been the … 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 »


At Rio conference, show leadership on climate change

At Rio conference, show leadership on climate change

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 20 June, 2012

Online article no longer available. The Miami Herald


Climate policy under sustainable discounted utilitarianism

Climate policy under sustainable discounted utilitarianism

a research article by Simon Dietz 20 May, 2012

Empirical evaluation of policies to mitigate climate change has been largely confined to the application of discounted utilitarianism (DU). DU is controversial, both due to the conditions through which … read more »