This working paper presents evidence that litigation reduces firm value. This means that climate litigation should be considered a relevant financial risk by lenders, financial regulators and governments.
To support the process of adopting a framework for the Global Goal on Adaptation at COP28, this submission outlines key aspects that need to be addressed in its development.
This report for the Europe-China Forum highlights the importance of a renewed EU-China partnership to global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
London, UK 80 framework litigation cases have been filed against national governments (56 cases) and subnational governments (24 cases) since…
Statement in response to appointment of Simon Stiell as the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
“It is very good to have Simon Stiell’s appointment confirmed well ahead of COP27 and the world will hope he can prevent further momentum from ebbing out of the international negotiations.
This keynote lecture will explain: why, despite thirty years of diplomatic effort, global collective action on climate change has failed;…
Contributors to this paper discuss the implications of the post-Glasgow climate ‘pact’ for the continued relevance of evaluation.
Net zero will require the biggest economic transformation ever seen in peacetime, says Nicholas Stern
The pursuit of net zero emissions by countries across the world will require the biggest economic transformation ever seen in peacetime, Professor Lord Nicholas Stern will say today (Tuesday 26 October) in a lecture to mark the 15th anniversary of the publication of the landmark report ‘The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review’.
Counting carbon or counting coal? Anchoring climate governance in fossil fuel-based accountability frameworks
This analysis explores schemes for the monitoring, reporting and verification of fossil fuels, and points to a hybrid fossil fuel-based accountability framework that accounts for infrastructure and production volumes. Such transparency would provide opportunities for democratic oversight of climate governance efforts and channels to hold states accountable for their climate performance.
To mark the 15th anniversary of the publication of the landmark The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review, Nicholas Stern will review progress and look forward to the prospects of success at COP26 and beyond.