This report uses a new data-driven online tool, the Green Transition Navigator, to analyse the green competitiveness of the seven individual G7 member states and invited countries.
Out of the window? Green monetary policy in China: window guidance and the promotion of sustainable lending and investment
Investigating the use of the green monetary policy tool ‘window guidance’ in China, the authors draw lessons for the design of green finance policies for other countries that seek to enhance sustainable finance and mitigate climate change and related risks.
Fiscal responsibility in advanced economies through investment for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic
This paper explains why a sustained, strong and non-inflationary recovery from COVID-19 must be driven by private investment, and sets out priority actions for governments.
A new paper published today (February 8th) by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the…
Hosted by LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World How can we combine recovery from COVID-19 with the shift to an…
A recent think tank report that predicts significant disruption to jobs in the UK from the transition to net-zero emissions uses a potentially misleading method, argues Alex Bowen, whose own analysis shows that, with the right policies, the transition could benefit workers throughout the country.
This paper sets out the role for the coordinated development of clean, compact and connected (CCC) cities alongside the restructuring of existing metropolitan areas, and describes the necessary drivers of structural change, in the economic recovery phase in China.
The behavioural, welfare and environmental impacts of air travel reductions during and beyond COVID-19
This paper aims to estimate the short-run impacts of air travel reductions due to COVID-19, and explores the potential for policy measures to curb demand and reduce carbon dioxide emissions beyond the lifetime of the pandemic with minimal impacts on welfare.
In advance of the Budget, this policy report highlights areas of the UK economy where the public sector could leverage private investment and in so doing contribute to achieving the strategic priorities of regionally balanced growth and decarbonisation. read more »
This paper provides new evidence that financial markets value firms’ expansion into production of low carbon goods and services, but they remain cautious on divesting from the most polluting industries. read more »