All pages with keywords: Paris Agreement

Speech by Lord Stern at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on 13 September 2018

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 14 September, 2018

My argument is simple. The transition to the zero-carbon economy is the inclusive growth story of the 21st century. Let me explain. The world economy must grow over the next … read more »


The Trump Administration’s proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan is unfair and increases climate change risks around the world

Press release 21 August, 2018

Bob Ward comments on the publication of the Trump Administration’s alternative to President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. read more »


The Grantham Research Institute at 10: What next for international climate action?

The Grantham Research Institute at 10: What next for international climate action?

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern, Judith Rees, Sam Fankhauser 4 Oct 2018

In this event to celebrate the Grantham Research Institute’s 10th anniversary, the panel will explore how climate action needs to develop in the next 10 years to successfully deliver the … read more »


Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

a briefing note by Patrick Curran, Andrew J. Dougill, Joanna Pardoe, Katharine Vincent 1 August, 2018

Coherent, cross-sectoral approaches to policy development are essential to meeting the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals. Drawing on research from southern Africa, this brief makes recommendations for improving coherence, which is currently partial to weak across the region. read more »


‘The Australian’ promotes Bjorn Lomborg’s lukewarmer propaganda

‘The Australian’ promotes Bjorn Lomborg’s lukewarmer propaganda

a commentary by Bob Ward 16 July, 2018

A new article in ‘The Australian’ exposes once again the hypocrisy of the newspaper’s editor, John Lehmann, and the shameless myth-making about climate change carried out by Dr Bjorn Lomborg. … read more »


The economic reasons to act on climate change, and to act immediately

The economic reasons to act on climate change, and to act immediately

a policy paper by Nicholas Stern 6 July, 2018

This Policy Insight is the text to accompany a presentation delivered by Lord Stern at the Vatican on 5 July 2018 at the International Conference on the Third Anniversary of Laudato Si’: Saving our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth. read more »


The best of centuries or the worst of centuries: Leadership, governance and cohesion in an interdependent world

The best of centuries or the worst of centuries: Leadership, governance and cohesion in an interdependent world

a policy paper by Nicholas Stern 21 June, 2018

The world has built a remarkable global agenda. Nicholas Stern explains the urgency of rising collectively to the challenges and describes how the necessary political will can be built to deliver the strong decisions we need, at sufficient pace. read more »


Towards Paris-compatible climate governance frameworks

Towards Paris-compatible climate governance frameworks

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova 21 June, 2018

This report seeks to draw upon the composite lessons learned at domestic and subnational levels and aims to respond to three fundamental questions facing policymakers and stakeholders at national and … read more »


How much will it cost to cut global greenhouse gas emissions?

FAQ

Putting a cost on investing in mitigating climate change Economists continue to model the costs of investment to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and the different routes these cuts could … read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2018 snapshot

a briefing note by Michal Nachmany, Joana Setzer 30 April, 2018

This brief summarises the most recent trends in climate change litigation and legislation, now with global coverage. read more »


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