All pages with keywords: Paris Agreement

A theory of gains from trade in multilaterally linked ETSs

a working paper by Baran Doda, Simon Quemin, Luca Taschini 4 September, 2017

This paper develops a novel theoretical tool with which a jurisdiction can evaluate the economic gains it can expect to obtain by linking its emissions trading system (ETS) to one, two or many ETSs at the same time. read more »


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 »


Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: what next for international climate policy?

a commentary by Robert Falkner 5 June, 2017

How damaging is Trump’s move to the Paris Agreement and international climate policy? And what can be done to contain the ‘Trump effect’? read more »


Webinar | Climate Change Laws of the World – global trends in legislation and litigation – video

Seminar Sam Fankhauser, Michal Nachmany 5 Jun 2017

The webinar marks the launch of ‘Climate Change Laws of the World’ (formerly ‘the Global Climate Legislation Study). read more »


Implementation of the Paris Agreement and NDCs – new tools for developing climate legislation

Implementation of the Paris Agreement and NDCs – new tools for developing climate legislation

Conference Alina Averchenkova 9 May 2017

UNFCCC event in partnership with UN Environment, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Grantham Research Institute at London School of Economics.
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A bargaining experiment on heterogeneity and side deals in climate negotiations

A bargaining experiment on heterogeneity and side deals in climate negotiations

a research article by Greer Gosnell, Alessandro Tavoni 5 May, 2017

The recent global climate change agreement in Paris leaves a wide gap between pledged and requisite emissions reductions in keeping with the commonly accepted 2 °C target. A recent strand of … read more »


Long-term scenarios: Energy pathways in the UK

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni 6 March, 2017

The bottom-up approach promoted through the Paris Agreement and signed in 2016 requires the definition of accurate and realistic national pathways to cut emissions. A recent study applied to … read more »


Climate change: from challenge to opportunity – video

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern, Sam Fankhauser 23 Feb 2017

In conversation with Patricia Espinosa, hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science.   Following its adoption … read more »


Equity and national mitigation

Equity and national mitigation

a research article by Dimitri Zenghelis 1 January, 2017

A diverse range of approaches, including contributions based on national interest and local benefits of climate action, is needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. Now, research considers how equitable approaches may play a role. read more »


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