All pages with keywords: economics of climate change

Researchers warn of big increase in economic costs if cuts in greenhouse gas emissions are delayed

Press release 27 September, 2018

Stronger efforts to cut emissions of greenhouse gases should be undertaken if global warming of more than 1.5 Celsius degrees is to be avoided without relying on potentially more expensive … read more »

The economic effects of long-term climate change: evidence from the little ice age

a working paper by Maria Waldinger 22 October, 2015

This paper studies the economic effects of long-term and gradual climate change, over a period of 250 years, when people have time to adapt. read more »

Nicholas Stern finds stronger case for low-carbon growth and argues for more demanding greenhouse gas target

Press release 22 July, 2015

The economic case for low-carbon growth is even stronger than when the Stern Review was published in 2006, according to a new paper by Nicholas Stern. read more »

Path dependence, innovation and the economics of climate change

a policy publication by Philippe Aghion, Cameron Hepburn, Alexander Teytelboym, Dimitri Zenghelis 24 November, 2014

Shifting our fossil-fuelled civilisation to clean modes of production and consumption requires deep transformations in our energy and economic systems read more »

Controversies in the Economics of Climate Change

Controversies in the Economics of Climate Change

Policy Seminar Simon Dietz 6 May 2009

The Stern Review stirred up the controversy surrounding the economics of climate change. This lecture reviewed these issues and gave an assessment of the debate. Chair:Dr Simon Dietz, deputy director … read more »

Weak economic arguments are being used to delay action on climate change, warns Nicholas Stern

Press release 23 February, 2012

Weak economic arguments against reducing emissions of greenhouse gases are being used to slow down the transition to low-carbon economic growth and development, Nicholas Stern will tell a public audience at London School of Economics and Political Science today. read more »

The Economics of Climate Change

The Economics of Climate Change

a policy publication by Alex Bowen 2 January, 2011

Alex Bowen and James Rydge, 2011. Chapter in: The Governance of Climate Change: Science, Politics and Ethics Link to publisher

Our low-carbon future

Our low-carbon future

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 21 October, 2009

Efforts to curb climate change and help the poor are inextricably entwined, writes the author of a landmark report on the economics of climate change. European Voice