The private sector in climate governance: Opportunities for climate compatible development through multilevel industry-government engagement

Research article by J. Leventon, James Van Alstine on 1 Sep 2015

Globally, the sustainable development agenda is undergoing a process of climatisation. This means that climate change mitigation and adaptation are influencing the design and delivery of development initiatives. This paper explores the extent to which climate governance influences the role and practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in development. We draw on case study evidence […]

The road to Paris and beyond

Policy publication by Rodney Boyd, Nicholas Stern on 31 Aug 2015

This paper shows that effective international cooperation can help the world develop along a 2°C pathway and adapt to the climatic changes already locked-in as a result of past and ongoing greenhouse gas emissions. read more »

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 […]