All pages with keywords: climate targets

Policy Seminar | Joe Cranston Turner “Setting the fifth carbon budget: using evidence in policy making”

Policy Seminar | Joe Cranston Turner “Setting the fifth carbon budget: using evidence in policy making”

Policy Seminar Joe Cranston Turner 27 Jul 2016

Joe Cranston Turner, a Visiting Fellow and an Economic Advisor at the Department of Energy and Climate Change, will be the speaker at this seminar. read more »


Is the United States leading by example on climate change?

a commentary by Bob Ward 13 August, 2012

There has been much confusion ahead of the next round of international negotiations on climate change, which start at the end of this month, over whether the United States has shifted … read more »


Do climate targets work?

Do climate targets work?

a research article by Samuel Fankhauser 19 October, 2011

It is only a small exaggeration to say that climate change policy is dominated by targets. Internationally, the emission reduction commitments of industrialized countries are the cornerstone of the … read more »


China risks overtaking Europe in green economic revolution

China risks overtaking Europe in green economic revolution

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 4 July, 2011

The European Parliament will on Tuesday be asked to endorse an increase in the European Union’s target for greenhouse gas reductions, from 20 to 30 per cent by 2020, compared … read more »


Temperature goals heat China climate talks

Temperature goals heat China climate talks

a commentary by Nicola Ranger, Alex Bowen 5 October, 2010

The Conservative party conference in Birmingham may be the focus of UK politics this week, but government representatives will be taking part in crucial discussions in China that could have … read more »