Publications


From the grand to the granular: translating just transition ambitions into investor action

Policy publication by Nick Robins, Sabrina Muller on 23 Jul 2021

This report sets out a framework of just transition expectations that investors can use in conducting due diligence and assessments of companies, engaging with portfolio holdings and allocating capital. The framework is based on international standards and emerging practice and is applied to five companies in the European electric utilities sector.





Global trends in climate litigation: 2021 snapshot

Policy publication by Joana Setzer, Catherine Higham on 2 Jul 2021

This is the third report in our Global trends in climate litigation series, focusing on cases filed or concluded between May 2020 and May 2021. It provides an update of known case numbers, metrics and categorisations, and considers some of the most relevant trends in the arguments and strategies employed by litigants.


When externalities collide: influenza and pollution

Working paper by Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Neidell, Nicholas Sanders on 28 Jun 2021

Influenza, or flu, and air pollution are significant public health risks that impact nations around the world with large economic consequences.


Induced innovation and international environmental agreements: evidence from the ozone regime

Working paper by Eugenie Dugoua on 14 Jun 2021

This paper provides evidence that the Montreal Protocol’s restrictions on CFCs triggered a substantial increase in research and innovation on alternatives to ozone-depleting molecules and suggests such international environmental agreements can dynamically improve the benefit-cost equation of environmental protection and may therefore also be useful to dealing with current problems such as climate change.