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...

 


Nicholas_Stern_cccepNicholas 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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BBC Farming Today interview
The picture for UK food security with climate change is a negative one, according to CCCEP associate Prof Andy Challinor, speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today . While slightly better yields were predicted only eight years ago, warming is now expected to lead to a drop in home grown wheat crops.

 

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Spring lecture: Copenhagen 2009 vs Paris 2015
Can the media influence the outcome of the UN's climate change talks?

 

 

 

wind_small‘Big six’ energy firms should be wary of the little six thousand
The Conversation, 27 March 2015
Cheap renewables and modern tech could pose a big threat to the big traditional energy providers.

 

 

container_vesselCall For Policy Overhaul On 'Hidden' Carbon Imports

UK's claim to lead the world in cutting carbon emissions is a myth, a new report to government by a CCCEP member concludes

 

 
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