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The UK government has announced an all-male COP26 leadership team. A line-up that includes women would not only be more representative, but could also be more effective and trusted, argue the authors of this commentary.
Nicholas Stern explains why President Xi’s historic pledge to cut China’s emissions to net-zero by 2060, announced this week, could prove to be a key milestone on the path to a healthier, safer and more prosperous future.
Cooperative behavior is essential for societies to thrive and for humanity to address local and global social dilemmas. This paper combines several large-scale surveys with different strategies for identifying trust, to shed new light on the determinants of cooperative behavior, including that needed to advance progress on climate change mitigation.
New report says independent expert advisory body on climate change essential to strengthen political support for climate action across the EU
There is a clear need for an independent expert advisory mechanism on climate change at the European level to enable more effective implementation of the European Climate Law, according to a new joint report published today (September 3rd).
The design of an independent expert advisory mechanism under the European Climate Law: What are the options?
The aim of this report is to inform the debate on the need for, and the design of, an independent expert advisory mechanism under the European Climate Law, based on experiences with the implementation of national climate change legislation.
Shaikh Eskander and Sam Fankhauser share the results of their new study that shows the carbon savings made due to climate change laws and policies over the last two decades and call on policymakers to adopt identified good practice to enable deeper cuts in emissions.
This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics and governance of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present for a range of organisations. read more »
This global review of adaptation laws and policies has been undertaken to understand how adaptation to climate change is governed at the national level. It highlights the common areas of focus and also apparent gaps in these laws and policies, making recommendations for policymakers and further research. read more »