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Comment on ‘Global Carbon Budget 2016’

Posted 14 Nov 2016 in

Commenting on the publication today by the journal ‘Earth System Science Data’ of a paper on ‘Global Carbon Budget 2016’ by Corinne LeQuéré and co-authors, Bob Ward, policy and communications … read more »





Loss and damage due to climate change – COP22 Side Event

Posted 4 Nov 2016 in

A UNFCCC COP22 side event on ‘Loss and damage due to climate change: Understanding values, vulnerability and livelihood security’ is planned for Saturday 12th November, 11.30 – 13.00. The session aims to explore novel angles to assessing loss and damage under the UNFCCC, particularly intangible and non-market aspects. The speakers will offer insights into what […]


Climathon inspires new ideas for Leeds

Posted 1 Nov 2016 in

[LEEDS, 01.11.2016] – Participants at an event in Leeds came up with new solutions to reduce carbon emissions as part of a 24-hour global challenge to solve climate change. Students and stakeholders in Leeds joined citizens in world cities such as Paris and Shanghai simultaneously taking part in the hackathon-style Climathon event. The Climate-KIC Climathon […]



World must deliver urgently on global agenda for climate and sustainability, says Nicholas Stern 10 years on from his landmark report

Posted 28 Oct 2016 in

The world must deliver urgently and strongly on the global agenda for climate and sustainability over the next 10 years, and avoid the huge risks resulting from delay, Nicholas Stern will say in a keynote speech today (28 October 2016) to mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of his landmark review of the economics […]


Response to article by David Rose in ‘The Mail on Sunday’

Posted 23 Oct 2016 in

Responding to the publication today of an article by David Rose in ‘The Mail on Sunday’, Bob Ward, policy and communications director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, said: “This article is riddled with serious mistakes, inaccuracies and misleading statements, and creates a wholly false impression of the work of the […]



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