Publications


Submission to the inquiry on ‘Brexit: environment and climate change’ by the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

Policy publication by Bob Ward, Maria Carvalho on 2 Nov 2016

This is a submission by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science to the inquiry on ‘Brexit: environment and climate change’ by the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee. It highlights […]


Are Corporate Carbon Management Practices Reducing Corporate Carbon Emissions?

Research article by Baran Doda, Caterina Gennaioli, Andy Gouldson, David Grover on 1 Oct 2016

This paper is the first large scale, quantitative study of the impact of corporate carbon management practices on corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Using data for 2009 and 2010 from the Carbon Disclosure Project survey, we find little compelling evidence that commonly adopted management practices are reducing emissions. This finding is unexpected and we propose […]


A systematic review of the impacts of climate variability and change on electricity systems in Europe

Research article by Jouni Paavola, Suraje Dessai, Muriel Bonjean Stanton on 1 Aug 2016

Understanding the impacts of CV&C2 (climate variability and change) on electricity systems is paramount for operators preparing for weather-related disruptions, policymakers deciding on future directions of energy policies and European decision makers shaping research programs. This study conducted a systematic literature review to collate consistent patterns of impacts of CV&C on electricity systems in Europe. […]




Submission to the consultation by the Department for Energy and Climate Change on ensuring regulation encourages innovation

Policy publication by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Chris Duffy on 28 Feb 2016

This is a submission by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s consultation on ‘Ensuring regulation encourages innovation’.




The greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation options for materials used in UK construction

Research article by John Barrett, Peter Taylor on 27 Aug 2015

Giesekam J, Barrett J, Taylor P, Owen A (2014). In: Energy and Buildings, vol. 78, pp.202-214. Abstract The UK construction industry faces the daunting task of replacing and extending a significant proportion of UK infrastructure, meeting a growing housing shortage and retrofitting millions of homes whilst achieving greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions compatible with the […]