All pages with keywords: low-carbon

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Public Lecture: Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern 3 Jun 2015

Grantham Research Institute and Centre for Economic Performance Public Lecture Transition to a low-carbon economy and rapid structural transformations to the world economy provide a story of growth and poverty … read more »


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Climate change priorities for the next UK Government

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Chris Duffy, Ajay Gambhir, Bob Ward, Dimitri Zenghelis 30 March, 2015

Headline Issue Since 2010 the UK has made good progress towards creating a climate-resilient and low-carbon economy. But challenges remain in ensuring that the full risks and costs of high-carbon … read more »


Has the EU ETS induced low-carbon innovation?

Has the EU ETS induced low-carbon innovation?

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Raphael Calel 21 February, 2013

The EU ETS is the main instrument of European climate policy, and many policymakers envisage it as a driving force of the EU’s transition to a low-carbon economy. By putting … read more »


A practitioner’s guide to a low-carbon economy: lessons from the UK

A practitioner’s guide to a low-carbon economy: lessons from the UK

a policy paper by Samuel Fankhauser 1 January, 2012

This paper identifies practical lessons for policy makers that seek to decarbonise their economies, drawing primarily on the UK experience. There are five main conclusions. First, decarbonisation needs a … read more »


Embarking on the low carbon journey: National Mitigation Actions as green growth vehicles in developing nations

Embarking on the low carbon journey: National Mitigation Actions as green growth vehicles in developing nations

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova 30 December, 2011

KPMG, 2011. – External link to download report (PDF)


China’s growth, China’s cities, and the new global low-carbon industrial revolution

China’s growth, China’s cities, and the new global low-carbon industrial revolution

a policy paper by Nicholas Stern 1 October, 2010

Unless the world embarks now on a new energy and industrial revolution it will be very difficult to manage the huge risks of climate change. Business-as-usual for the next few … read more »