All pages with keywords: low carbon transition

Capitalising on technological change and the low-carbon transition in the UK

a commentary by James Rydge, Ralf Martin, Anna Valero 3 December, 2018

Upon publication of a new special report for the LSE Growth Commission, the authors outline why it is sensible for environmental sustainability to be at the heart of the UK’s growth strategy and how this can be achieved. read more »


The economics of renewable energy

The economics of renewable energy

a book by Roger Fouquet 1 December, 2018

This major reference work brings together for the first time key articles on the economics of renewable energy. From a modest role as a backstop technology in the 1970s to … read more »


Submission to the inquiry on ‘The future of the oil and gas industry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Scottish Affairs

Submission to the inquiry on ‘The future of the oil and gas industry’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Scottish Affairs

a policy publication by Bob Ward, Maria Carvalho 3 July, 2018

This submission to the Scottish Affairs Committee focuses on the implications for the oil and gas industry in the UK, including Scotland, of the transition to low-carbon economic growth. It calls for the Government’s Industrial Strategy to reconcile its ambitions for the sector with the ‘Clean Growth’ Grand Challenge. read more »


Financing low-carbon growth and innovation in the UK Industrial Strategy

a policy publication by Sini Matikainen 24 April, 2017

This policy brief outlines how the public sector can crowd in private finance to support low-carbon growth and innovation in the UK government’s Industrial Strategy. read more »


CISPS | Carbon and time

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar 9 Mar 2017

Low carbon fun? A time use perspective towards sustainability Professor Angela Druckman (Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, University of Surrey) The case for a shorter working week Anna … read more »


The Stern Review +10: new opportunities for growth and development

Conference Nicholas Stern 28 Oct 2016

This meeting will take stock of the extraordinary changes taking place in the global economy and seek to guide the research and policy that will deliver the global agenda created by the Paris Agreement (December 2015) and Sustainable Development Goals (September 2015). read more »


Panel debate | Environmental policies and competitiveness – how to get the most out of the green transition?

Panel debate | Environmental policies and competitiveness – how to get the most out of the green transition?

Policy Seminar Nicholas Stern, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 10 Mar 2016

  Lord Stern of Brentford will be joined by OECD chief economist, Catherine Mann, to discuss how countries can gain competitive advantage from the transition to a low-carbon economy. The … read more »


The Paris Agreement is highly ambitious and very clever  

The Paris Agreement is highly ambitious and very clever  

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 19 December, 2015

Visiting researcher, Michael Jacobs, on why the Paris Agreement provides a strong basis for future global action on climate change. read more »


Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change

a book by Nicholas Stern 1 April, 2015

Nicholas Stern argues that the risks and costs of climate change are worse than estimated in the landmark Stern Review in 2006—and far worse than implied by standard economic models. read more »


Grantham Workshop: Alina Averchenkova

Grantham Workshop: Alina Averchenkova

Grantham Workshop Alina Averchenkova 12 Nov 2014

Barriers to the case for accelerated low carbon transition: Analysis of the conversations with Chief Economists and Senior Policy Advisors read more »