How do we influence corporate actions on climate change? Lessons from the world’s largest retailers

Posted 21 Oct 2020 in

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 […]

Heatwave alert may be too late to prevent deaths

Posted 24 Jun 2020 in

The declaration today of an official Level 3 heat-health alert by the Met Office and Public Health England may have come too late for many of the people who are most vulnerable to the potentially lethal effects of hot weather, including patients suffering from COVID-19. An official review of the Government’s ‘Heatwave Plan for England’ has […]

Adapting conservation projects to benefit communities and climate

Posted 1 Jun 2020 in

Adapting forest restoration and conservation projects by engaging with local communities can help deliver social and environmental benefits, according to research in Madagascar by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP). When projects are managed collaboratively they can increase the capacity of communities to adapt to climate change, enhance carbon storage and […]