This report examines social risks and opportunities for stakeholders affected by environmental transitions in UK food and agriculture and makes recommendations to financial institutions for how they can support a just transition in the sector.
CCUS is necessary for the UK to reach its net-zero goals. This report assesses economic and potential employment opportunities and implications for the skills needed, as well as transferable strengths and capabilities from other sectors and barriers and enablers for CCUS growth in the UK.
This paper examines the significance of the ownership of natural capital in the context of natural capital accounting, illustrated with regard to two ecosystem services – carbon sequestration and air pollution removal – and a range of ecosystem types and land ownership in Scotland.
On 4 March 2020 the House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee launched an inquiry scrutinising the Government’s plans for flood risk management in England. Building on the lessons learned from the 2019/20 winter weather, MPs will question the level of Government investment, the involvement of affected communities in decision making, and how […]
Policy publication by Josh Burke, Sam Fankhauser, Alex Kazaglis, Louise Kessler, Naina Khandelwal, Peter O’Boyle on 9 Mar 2020
This study explores the distributional impacts of a net-zero-consistent carbon price across different household types and income deciles in the UK; and examines which combination of interventions may reduce carbon consumption and still be progressive.
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 »
Working paper by Daire McCoy, Raphaela Kotsch on 19 Feb 2020
The authors of this paper exploit a large database of home energy efficiency upgrades and metered energy consumption to provide new evidence of the distributional impact of energy efficiency measures. read more »