All pages with keywords: Leadership

The public supports UK climate leadership

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 1 May, 2018

Sam Fankhauser reflects on public support for the UK’s political leadership on climate change. He goes on to consider the track record of the Conservative Party whilst in government over the past 8 years. read more »


Call for papers for research workshop: ‘Great power responsibility and global environmental protection’ (29-30 June 2018)

Call for papers for research workshop: ‘Great power responsibility and global environmental protection’ (29-30 June 2018)

an announcement featuring Robert Falkner 9 February, 2018

“Great power involves great responsibility” (Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1945) – it has long been recognised that that great powers enjoy special privileges in international relations but also have special responsibilities, … read more »


Public lecture | Climate leadership before and after the Paris Agreement

Public lecture | Climate leadership before and after the Paris Agreement

Public Lecture Robert Falkner 16 Nov 2016

This lecture, by Professor Robyn Eckersley, reviews the troubled history of the international norm of developed country leadership and the findings of comparative climate politics that explain this variation. It also offers some proposals on how the processes of reviewing NDCs might be strengthened to minimise the risk of self-differentiation degenerating into a self-serving apology for the protection of national interests. read more »


Why the end of DECC could be good news on climate change

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 18 July, 2016

What does the creation of a new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) mean for climate change policy? The move has variously been described as the abolition of … read more »


How the UK benefits from the Paris Agreement on climate change

How the UK benefits from the Paris Agreement on climate change

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 17 December, 2015

The UK should have a safer future as a result of the Paris Agreement that was adopted by more than 190 countries at the United Nations climate change summit on … read more »


European climate leadership and COP21 – assessing EU relations with China and India

European climate leadership and COP21 – assessing EU relations with China and India

Public Lecture Fergus Green, Robert Falkner 10 Nov 2015

This panel discussion event will reflect on the role of the EU, China, and India in global climate negotiations. read more »


Copenhagen – Green Economy Leader Report

Copenhagen – Green Economy Leader Report

a policy publication by Dimitri Zenghelis 1 May, 2014

Report outlines the strategic choices facing Copenhagen as it builds on its pioneering work as a global green economy leader. read more »


Nach dem Eklat von Warschau: Deutschland muss beim Klimaschutz mehr Druck ausüben – Internationaler Klimaschutz

Commentary 8 December, 2013

Die UN-Klimakonferenz in Warschau hat allenfalls minimale Fortschritte gebracht. Stattdessen sorgten Querelen für einen Eklat. Umso zwingender ist eine starke Führungsrolle Deutschlands und Europas beim Klimaschutz. Die Bundesrepublik muss Einfluss … read more »


Stockholm – Green Economy Leader Report

Stockholm – Green Economy Leader Report

a policy publication by Dimitri Zenghelis 20 June, 2013

LSE, June 2013. – External link to publication


Strong leadership key to generating low-carbon prosperity

Strong leadership key to generating low-carbon prosperity

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 16 May, 2013

Financial Times – registration is required.