Government framework litigation cases are becoming increasingly common, with litigants challenging governments’ policy responses to climate change. This report explores the significant impacts this has had, and will continue to have, on national policymaking and climate action.
Submission to the UK ETS Authority consultation, ‘Developing the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS)’
This submission to the UK ETS Authority consultation on ‘Developing the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)’ provides evidence on implementing a net zero consistent ETS cap, Free Allocation policy, the expansion of the UK ETS to additional sectors, and incorporating greenhouse gas removal into the scheme.
Just Nature: How finance can support a just transition at the interface of action on climate and biodiversity
This report explores how financial institutions can support the ‘just nature transition’: a shift to a net zero economy that delivers decent work, social inclusion and the eradication of poverty while delivering biodiversity goals.
Greenhouse gas removal technologies will play an important role in the UK’s net zero pathway, but it is unclear how they can be funded fairly. We assess four policy options and compare how the costs will fall to UK households.
The European Central Bank’s strategy, environmental policy and the new inflation: a case for interest rate differentiation
This report draws attention to some of the important lessons learned from the past few decades regarding the economic pre-conditions for price stability, as contained in the ECB’s 2021 strategy.
Policies for investing in sustainable growth: risks and opportunities in the current macroeconomic environment
With the macroeconomic environment shifting rapidly in the past year, posing serious challenges for policymakers, this paper aims to set out a stable and prudent course for macroeconomic policy.
This latest edition of our annual report on global trends in climate change litigation takes stock of developments over the period May 2021 to May 2022, and draws on a number of recent case studies from around the world. It also identifies areas where climate litigation cases are likely to increase in the future.