Climate scientists warn that tackling global warming has never been more urgent, or our time to take action more scarce. But it is not an impossible fight. Our changing climate is just one symptom of a malfunctioning economic system - by investing in new, green infrastructure and recognising that most global carbon deposits are now unburnable, we can move to a low-carbon and sustainable economy.

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Blog post // January 23, 2015

Energy round-up: clean energy gains ground

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Publication // March 11, 2014

Model behaviour

Comparing climate science with economic forecasts.


Publication // November 10, 2012

The economics of oil dependence: a glass ceiling to recovery

As growth in oil production slows and global demandcontinues to rise, sustained high oil prices and price spikes will have asignificant impact on the economy, in effect placing a glass ceiling oneconomic recovery


Publication // September 5, 2012

Unburnable Carbon

In 2010, governments from around the world gathered at an international climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico and agreed to limit climate change to 2°C above pre-industrial levels. A year earlier, a group of leading climate scientists concluded that to retain a one-in-five chance of keeping global average surface temperature within this ‘safe’ limit, global carbon emissions could not exceed 886 billion tonnes of CO2 between 2000 and 2049. More