All pages with keywords: UK policy

What potential reserves of shale gas are there in the UK?

What potential reserves of shale gas are there in the UK?

 (updated 7th August 2014). The amount of shale gas in the UK that could actually be recovered remains uncertain, given that relatively few detailed explorations have been conducted to date. … read more »


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Climate adaptation must be backed by communication

in the news Bob Ward 23 July, 2014

Bob Ward calls on newly appointed Environment Secretary Liz Truss to deliver a more coherent approach to climate adaptation read more »


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Burden or opportunity? How UK emissions reductions policies affect the competitiveness of businesses

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Samuela Bassi 6 July, 2014

The ongoing review of the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget is closely linked to the debate over the impact that domestic climate change policies can have on the competitiveness of businesses. … read more »


Carolyn Fischer – Environmental and Technology Policy Options in the Electricity Sector: interactions and outcomes

Research Seminar Serie 16 Jan 2013

Speaker: Carolyn Fischer, Resources for the Future read more »


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Walking alone? How the UK’s carbon targets compare with its competitors’

a policy paper by Samuela Bassi, Samuel Fankhauser, Fergus Green, Michal Nachmany 18 March, 2014

The UK Government is reviewing the fourth carbon budget for the period  2023-27. The Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the budget, which was originally legislated in … read more »


Taxing Energy Use: A graphical analysis of OECD energy use and taxation

Policy Seminar 11 Mar 2014

Grantham Research Institute hosted this policy seminar by the OECD. Michelle Harding, Economist at the OECD, presented the key findings of the report “Taxing Energy Use: A Graphical Analysis … read more »


New study finds UK is a world leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions but is not acting alone

Press release 3 March, 2014

The UK is an international leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, but is not acting alone, according to a new report published today (3 March 2014) by the ESRC Centre … read more »


Flood insurance in England – an assessment of the current and newly proposed insurance scheme in the context of rising flood risk

Flood insurance in England – an assessment of the current and newly proposed insurance scheme in the context of rising flood risk

a working paper by Swenja Surminski 1 January, 2014

Flooding is the largest natural disaster risk in England and it is expected to rise even further as we experience a changing climate and continue putting … read more »


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Flood insurance and the Water Bill

a policy report by Florence Crick, Samuel Fankhauser, Swenja Surminski, Bob Ward 14 November, 2013

Through the Water Bill, the Government is seeking powers to establish a new scheme for the provision of flood insurance. The proposed scheme, Flood Re, offers … read more »


Energy use policies and carbon pricing in the UK

Energy use policies and carbon pricing in the UK

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Alex Bowen, Samuel Fankhauser 4 November, 2013

Energy use policies and carbon pricing in the UK read more »


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