Welcome to the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Welcome to the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Our mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research into economics and policy

We achieve this by bringing together some of the world's leading researchers, from many different disciplines. Find out more about what we do...

Planet earthRadical new economic thinking needed to protect our common planetary home 
International conference in Leeds to consider alternative ways of organising the world’s economies to avoid social and environmental devastation.



Pope FrancisNicholas Stern welcomes Pope’s encyclical on the environment as being of ‘enormous significance’ 
Response by Lord Stern to the publication today of the encyclical letter by Pope Francis on ‘Care for Our Common Home’.



ChinaNew study finds China’s emissions likely to peak by 2025
China’s greenhouse gas emissions could peak more than five years earlier than expected, helping to avoid dangerous climate change, according to a new paper published today (8 June).



whyarewewaitingsNicholas Stern calls for businesses, cities and young people to create “political tipping points” for climate change action - 3 June





Nicholas Stern calls for countries to raise ambition of intended emissions reductions to narrow gap with pathway for 2 degree limit
Countries should seek ways to increase the ambition of their national pledges for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, both before and after the crucial United Nations climate change summit in Paris in December, according to a paper published today


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