All pages with keywords: Paris Agreement

President Trump’s fake news about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 30 January, 2018

President Trump again demonstrated that he is a major source of fake news about climate change. In an interview with Piers Morgan President Trump’s answers revealed the very deep level of his ignorance. read more »


To build or not to build? Capital stocks and climate policy

To build or not to build? Capital stocks and climate policy

a working paper by Elizabeth Baldwin, Yongyang Cai, Karlygash Kuralbayeva 18 January, 2018

To achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, the use of fossil fuels must peak and then rapidly decline. This research investigates the impact of climate change policy on capital invested in fossil fuel power plants, especially coal – so-called ‘dirty’ assets. read more »


Nicholas Stern

Nicholas Stern warns that current carbon pricing is too weak to achieve goals of the Paris Agreement

Press release 12 December, 2017

Current carbon prices around the world are too weak to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, and Europe needs to show leadership by driving up pricing levels, Nicholas Stern will warn in a speech at the One Planet Summit today (12 December) in Paris. read more »


Nicholas Stern: ministers must pass ‘Trump test’ at Bonn climate talks

Nicholas Stern: ministers must pass ‘Trump test’ at Bonn climate talks

in the news Nicholas Stern 16 November, 2017

The Guardian, 16 November 2017


Cumulative carbon emissions and economic policy: in search of general principles

Cumulative carbon emissions and economic policy: in search of general principles

a working paper by Simon Dietz, Frank Venmans 8 November, 2017

The authors of this paper have built a model of economically-efficient carbon dioxide emissions, which provides solutions for economically optimal peak warming of the planet, optimal emissions along the transition to peak warming, and optimal carbon prices, including under a temperature constraint consistent with the Paris Agreement. read more »


Economic co-benefits of reducing CO2 emissions outweigh the cost of mitigation for most big emitters

a commentary by Kirk Hamilton 3 November, 2017

A new report by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change helps to dispel some of the gloomy arithmetic of climate change by providing evidence on the scale and range of ancillary benefits that derive from reducing emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases. read more »


Response to UN Emissions Gap report

Press release 31 October, 2017

Responding to the publication of the UN Emissions Gap report today (31 October 2017) Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the … read more »


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 »


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