The vast majority of organisations in the United Kingdom are unprepared for the extreme weather disruption that climate change is bringing. Only one in eight (12%) have comprehensively assessed the risks of extreme weather disruption, and only 1 in 6 (16%) have a plan for adapting to future climate change. This is despite three in […]
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the ESRC Centre…
Investors should expect businesses to create ‘just transition’ strategies for their action on climate change
LONDON Investors need to lay out their expectations for how businesses should achieve a just transition to a net-zero and…
New analysis shows Germany, Italy and the United States leading but Australia lagging on global green competitiveness
Germany, Italy and the United States will participate in the G7 summit as global leaders in green competitiveness, while Australia will attend as a ‘green laggard’, according to a new analysis published today (11 June 2021) .
UK to face significant financial losses in carbon-intensive traded goods if it fails to keep pace with new EU carbon policy
A robust carbon pricing framework is needed to support decarbonisation of industry and avoid important UK exports being penalised by the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism, according to a new report published today (April 1st 2021)
A new paper published today (February 8th) by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the…
New homes in UK’s struggling neighbourhoods disproportionately affected by increase in flood risk from climate change
Climate change induced increases in flood-prone new homes built in England and Wales over the last decade could be 10…
London, 13 October 2020: The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Chronos Sustainability are pleased to announce the publication of Climate Change and the Governance of Corporations: Lessons from the Retail Sector. The book, published by Routledge, is co-authored by Dr Rory Sullivan (CEO of Chronos Sustainability,and Visiting Professor at the Grantham […]
New report says independent expert advisory body on climate change essential to strengthen political support for climate action across the EU
There is a clear need for an independent expert advisory mechanism on climate change at the European level to enable more effective implementation of the European Climate Law, according to a new joint report published today (September 3rd).
Climate change litigation shows no sign of abating as plaintiffs use a variety of strategies to bring lawsuits against governments and Carbon Majors
Human rights are increasingly being used to support climate change cases in courts around the world, and plaintiffs are using alternative strategies to bring lawsuits against major fossil fuel companies, finds a new global review of climate litigation published today (July 3, 2020).