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December 2016
Brookings Institution, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate
Investments in sustainable infrastructure are lagging behind the needs described and those that are being made are not as sustainable as they should be. This is partly because such infrastructure is long-term, requires large upfront investments, and generates cash flows only after many years. The report Delivering On Sustainable Infrastructure For Better Development And Better Climate assesses the constraints that are holding back the scaling of sustainable infrastructure and how to vastly expand infrastructure while avoiding the mistakes of the past.
February 2016
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

Countries, including members of the G20, should strengthen the credibility of their pledges to limit or reduce annual emissions of greenhouse gases in order to build confidence in the Paris Agreement on climate change.

January 2016
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

The green growth transition will be large, system-wide and structural. In other words, a new industrial revolution.

January 2016
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), London School of Economics and Political Science

Actions to stimulate low-carbon innovation – a global policy priority – are moving full speed ahead.

November 2015
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), London School of Economics and Political Science
In a new policy brief, the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and GGGI examine the pros and cons of various proposals on how to spend revenue from carbon pricing.
September 2015
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

Adaptation presents developing countries with the ultimate dual challenge – building a rapidly evolving, sustainable economy within an environment increasingly altered by the impacts of climate change.

September 2015
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), London School of Economics and Political Science

Raw materials are essential for the global economy and future development depends on their continued supply. In general, their deposits in the Earth’s crust are also geographically clustered, making security of supply a potential risk.

June 2015
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), University of Leeds, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

China’s economy is undergoing a major structural transformation towards a new development model focused on achieving better quality growth that is more economically and environmentally sustainable, and achieves better social outcomes for the Chinese people.

June 2015
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), University of Leeds, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

The cost of existing environment-friendly technologies, such as wind turbines and SO2 scrubbers, needs to be brought down so that they can be deployed on a large scale, while fundamental research needs to advance on the frontiers of technologies such as smart grids or energy storage.

June 2015
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), University of Leeds, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

To meet climate change targets, European Union (EU) countries need to significantly increase investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) and show greater urgency to develop and deploy the technology.

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