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Is the UK doing enough to prepare for the last days of coal and the eventual phase-out of oil and gas?

a commentary by Josh Burke 28 February, 2019

The UK’s coal phase-out may be proceeding apace but there remains a gap where ‘just transition’ plans should sit – for coal and for other fossil fuel industry – argues Josh Burke. read more »

Agreeing the Paris Rulebook: did COP24 deliver? Reflections from the Grantham Research Institute’s Post-COP event

a commentary by Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran, Rebecca Byrnes 19 December, 2018

Identifying progress within the annual round of international climate negotiations can be a challenging business. The sessions of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention … read more »

Advice from climate change experts under threat from UK Government, researchers warn

Press release 1 October, 2018

The ability of the expert Committee on Climate Change to advise on the UK’s efforts to meet its domestic and international commitments could be threatened by a lack of support … read more »

Government’s Environment plan ‘offers little more than good intentions’ on resilience to climate change

Press release 11 January, 2018

Responding to the publication of the Government’s Environment Plan today (11 January 2018) Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and … read more »