All pages with keywords: climate change policy


Cancun climate talks: In search of the holy grail of climate change policy

Cancun climate talks: In search of the holy grail of climate change policy

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 29 November, 2010

Michael Jacobs: Although Copenhagen fell short of delivering a legally binding global treaty, Cancun is another step towards that ultimate goal the Guardian


Thomas McDermott on Climate Bill

Thomas McDermott on Climate Bill

a commentary by Tom McDermott 11 November, 2010

Climate change is a real and significant threat to human welfare, particularly in the poorest parts of the world. While an effective ’solution’ to this threat will require global cooperation … read more »


Climate finance plan could break talks inertia

Climate finance plan could break talks inertia

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 8 November, 2010

Trevor Manuel and Nicholas Stern: Our report showing how $100bn a year can be raised for climate adaptation will help make progress towards agreement at Cancún the Guardian


From efficiency to justice: utility as the informational basis of climate change strategies, and some alternatives

From efficiency to justice: utility as the informational basis of climate change strategies, and some alternatives

a working paper by Simon Dietz 1 December, 2009

The aim of this paper is to consider, from an ethical point of view, the role that economics should play in evaluating climate change strategies. Economics has … read more »


The real green new deal

The real green new deal

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 22 September, 2009

Tony Blair and Nicholas Stern: The future is bright for the world’s economies to go low-carbon – but only if we act together and support developing countries the Guardian


Strategic appraisal of environmental risks: a contrast between the UK’s Stern Review on The Economics of Climate Change and its Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

Strategic appraisal of environmental risks: a contrast between the UK’s Stern Review on The Economics of Climate Change and its Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

a working paper by Simon Dietz 1 July, 2009

We compare two strategic policy reviews undertaken for the UK Government on environmental issues: radioactive waste management and climate change. These reviews took very different forms, … read more »