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British Prime Minister responds to letter about President Trump

a commentary by Bob Ward 13 August, 2018

On 6 July, 135 members of the climate change research community in the UK wrote to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, ahead of the visit of Donald Trump, the President … read more »


President Trump’s inaction on climate change is putting UK’s national security at risk, British researchers warn Prime Minister

Press release 9 July, 2018

More than 130 of the United Kingdom’s climate change researchers have urged the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, to challenge President Trump about climate change during his visit later this … read more »


How many green jobs are there in the US?

How many green jobs are there in the US?

a commentary by Karlygash Kuralbayeva 9 May, 2018

According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency there are 10.3 million renewable energy jobs globally  – a 5.3 % increase since 2017. The latest report on … read more »


Rich US households produce more CO2 each year from driving than the entire carbon footprint of poor households over 8 months

Press release 17 November, 2017

Analysis by researcher Lutz Sager puts a ‘carbon dioxide cost’ on household consumption by adding up the emissions that can be attributed to the goods, services and energy that households in the United States buy in a year and compares households with different incomes. Sager’s results show that the 10% of households with the highest income had an average annual carbon footprint of 59.4 metric tons of carbon dioxide per household in 2009 – more than three times as much as the 10% of households with the lowest income. 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


Seminar | Jeroen van der Heijden ‘Forget urban climate leaders: Why urban climate governance urgently needs to be tailored to laggards, and how it can be done’

Seminar 26 May 2017

Across the globe, governments, firms, non-profit organisations, and citizens have developed and implemented voluntary programs for sustainable building and city development. These programs target property owners and developers, making them … read more »


CISPS | Would income redistribution result in higher aggregate emissions?

CISPS | Would income redistribution result in higher aggregate emissions?

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Lutz Sager 27 Apr 2017

Would income redistribution result in higher aggregate emissions? Lutz Sager (Grantham Research Institute, LSE) Discussants: Professor Angela Druckman (Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, University of Surrey) Ian Gough, … read more »


Climate policy in China, the European Union and the United States: main drivers and prospects for the future

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Keith J. Benes, Fergus Green, Augustin Lagarde, Isabella Neuweg, Georg Zachmann 17 November, 2016

This report assesses the domestic constraints and opportunities for the development of climate policy in China, the EU and the US. read more »


Grantham Workshop | Christian Downie ‘The fight for King Coal’s Crown: Business actors in the US coal and utility industries’

Grantham Workshop 30 Nov 2016

Dr Christian Downie, a Vice Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, will be the speaker for … read more »


RSS | Dave Donaldson ‘How Large Are the Gains from Economic Integration? Theory and Evidence from U.S. Agriculture, 1880-1997’

Research Seminar Serie 25 Jan 2017

Dave Donaldson, Associate Professor of Economics at Stanford University, will be the speaker at this event. Dave will present is upcoming paper entitled ‘How Large Are the Gains from Economic Integration? … read more »