In this policy insight, the authors explain how rising to the climate and poverty challenges in tandem can generate great gains for people and the environment across continents and create new paths for sustainable development and poverty reduction – while delayed action on climate change will entrench poverty around the world.
Contributors to this paper discuss the implications of the post-Glasgow climate ‘pact’ for the continued relevance of evaluation.
This policy brief reviews the attention given to a crucial aspect of climate change action – the just transition – at the COP26 climate summit and the priorities that lie ahead for 2022.
This paper provides an overview of known climate litigation case numbers, metrics and categorisations, and considers some of the most relevant trends in the arguments and strategies employed by litigants.
Submission to the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s Call for Evidence on the International Development Strategy
A submission based on work from across the Grantham Research Institute to the FCDO’s recent call for evidence to inform the UK’s forthcoming International Development Strategy.
Climate change framework laws are needed for the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement. This policy insight examines the elements that can be ‘built in’ to framework laws to specify accountability for the implementation of the core obligations contained within, based on a review of 43 such laws from the Climate Change Laws of the World database.
emissions-intensive coal industry. This policy brief looks at actions the energy sector and finance are starting take to ensure there is a just transition for affected workers and communities, and how those actions can be scaled up.
Organisational preparedness for the physical risks of climate change in the UK: headline findings from a UK-wide survey (April–May 2021)
This report presents the headline findings from a national survey of UK-based organisations’ perceptions about adapting to a changing climate, providing insights into a wide range of factors affecting organisational and sectoral perspectives on preparedness, risk and adaptation.
CCUS is necessary for the UK to reach its net-zero goals. This report assesses economic and potential employment opportunities and implications for the skills needed, as well as transferable strengths and capabilities from other sectors and barriers and enablers for CCUS growth in the UK.
Legal Interventions examines three categories of legal intervention that can enable cities to drive climate action: litigation, legal reform initiatives and…