All pages with keywords: development

China’s leadership in fostering and financing infrastructure investment for a sustainable and dynamic future

China’s leadership in fostering and financing infrastructure investment for a sustainable and dynamic future

a policy report by Nicholas Stern, Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran 7 August, 2017

A previous draft of this report was published as a background paper submission to the China Development Forum 2017. An 8-page summary policy brief is also available.  Headline issue China … read more »


China’s leadership on sustainable infrastructure: lessons for the world

China’s leadership on sustainable infrastructure: lessons for the world

a briefing note by Nicholas Stern, Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran 18 July, 2017

China is taking an active leadership role in a new global agenda that has sustainable infrastructure at its heart – an agenda that is starting to address the … read more »


Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

a working paper by Sam Fankhauser, Frank Jotzo 23 March, 2017

Energy is needed for economic growth, and access to cheap, reliable energy is an essential development objective. However, in the future access to fossil fuel-based energy will need to be … read more »


ICCG Webinar: The Triple Dividend of Resilience – webinar video

ICCG Webinar: The Triple Dividend of Resilience – webinar video

Seminar Swenja Surminski 1 Jan 1970

The ICCG webinar was given by Swenja Surminski, Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment on the 8 February 2017.


Adaptation to climate change

Adaptation to climate change

a working paper by Sam Fankhauser 11 November, 2016

This article reviews the economic and analytical challenges of adaptation to climate change. read more »


From adaptation to climate-resilient development: what are the implications for policymakers?

a commentary by Jared J. Finnegan 8 September, 2016

PhD candidate, Jared J. Finnegan, gives an overview of ‘The economics of climate-resilient development’. This new book explores the link between adaptation to climate change and economic development read more »


The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development

a book by Sam Fankhauser, Tom McDermott 8 September, 2016

Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most … read more »


Book launch | The economics of climate-resilient development

Book launch | The economics of climate-resilient development

Professor Sam Fankhauser and Dr Thomas McDermott host a panel debate to launch their new edited volume ‘The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development‘. The panel includes a number of the contributors to the … read more »


RSS | Mark Pelling ‘Megacity transitions in the adaptation-development nexus’

Research Seminar Serie 22 Feb 2017

Mark Pelling, Professor of Geography at King’s College London, will be the speaker at this event. Abstract Large and megacities are crucibles of hazard, vulnerability and capacity. Dynamic social, economic … read more »


Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Seminar Dimitri Zenghelis 12 May 2016

Grantham seminar introduced and chaired by Dimitri Zenghelis, Co-Head of Climate Policy at the Grantham Research Institute Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds … read more »


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