All pages with keywords: political leadership

The public supports UK climate leadership

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 1 May, 2018

Sam Fankhauser reflects on public support for the UK’s political leadership on climate change. He goes on to consider the track record of the Conservative Party whilst in government over the past 8 years. read more »

Lord Stern welcomes announcement that 20 major economies will double clean energy R&D investment

Press release 30 November, 2015

Lord Stern responds to a pledge made by 20 countries to double government investment in clean energy innovation to US$20 billion over five years. read more »

Nicholas Stern welcomes initiative on coal mines by Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati

Press release 13 August, 2015

Welcoming the Letter from His Excellency Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati, to introduce a worldwide moratorium on the opening of new coal mines and extension of existing … read more »

Comment by Nicholas Stern on China-United States joint announcement on climate change

Press release 12 November, 2014

Lord Stern welcomes climate change agreement announced by President Obama and President Xi. Calls on G20 countries to take action at forthcoming summit. read more »

China will lead the world’s green industrial revolution, says Nicholas Stern

Press release 8 November, 2010

China is at the forefront of the global green industrial revolution, and its strong moves towards, and future plans for, low-carbon economic growth have not been adequately recognised by other countries, according to a policy paper by Nicholas Stern. read more »

European Union should give big push on finance and targets for climate change treaty, says Lord Nicholas Stern

Press release 4 November, 2009

The European Union should continue its leadership on climate change, following progress by leaders at last week’s European Council, by giving a big push to negotiations ahead of the crucial United Nations conference in Copenhagen, Nicholas Stern will tell an audience in Berlin today. read more »