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Sustainable finance in troubling times: five actions to prevent market turbulence turning into a crisis

Posted 9 Jan 2019 in

Sustainable finance ended 2018 on a high. Never before has so much capital been committed to integrating environmental, social and governance factors. But financial markets also entered an unnerving cycle. If we are not careful, growing financial turbulence could divert attention away from the urgent need to scale up investment in climate action and sustainable development, writes Nick Robins. read more »


Are smart meters good for UK households?

Posted 9 Jan 2019 in

How realistic are the predicted savings to household energy bills from installing a smart meter? And how robust is the evidence behind the figures? Greer Gosnell and Daire McCoy investigate, in the second of two posts on smart meters. read more »









UK growth at risk if it is not sustainable, Government is warned

Posted 3 Dec 2018 in

The UK Government could place its long-term economic prosperity at risk if it does not place action on climate change and sustainability at the heart of its growth strategy, according to a new report published today (3 December 2018) by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, the ESRC Centre for Climate […]