Naveed Chaudhry, Accelerator Lead at the Centre for Climate Change Innovation (Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment), introduces…
Direct air capture: could this new technology save us from climate change?
FEATURE: A promising technology that sucks carbon dioxide from the air could help, but not replace, climate action, say experts. Simon Levey explores what is Direct Air Capture and what are the chances of it taking off in time to help avert the climate crisis.
Don’t blame plastic, blame poor waste management
Grantham Affiliate Chris Cheeseman, Professor of Materials Resources Engineering at Imperial College London, considers what’s behind the plastic pollution crisis,…
Is climate change above ‘post-truth’?
In this opinion piece, Luke Bevan discusses the modern ethical challenges of communicating climate change science to the general public.
Rwanda – the cleantech Silicon Valley of Africa?
Grantham PhD student Oliver Schmidt visited Africa to see two start-ups from Imperial College London that are trying to make the case for low-carbon ‘cleantech’ business in Africa, and compared them to a third operating across the continent.
The importance of being optimistic – Christiana Figueres leads the charge to limit global warming to 1.5°C
Dr Alex Howe, writes about the launch of a new campaign to turn words into actions on climate change, and in six global revolutions that must take place before 2020.
The similarities between our energy outlook and BP’s will surprise you
New analysis foreshadows a dwindling demand for fossil fuels, but what will the oil companies make of the future? Grantham Institute Director of Policy and Translation, Alyssa Gilbert, looked into her crystal ball to find out.
In search of a common language to support innovation and transform our society
Sociologists and engineers take different approaches to stimulating innovation. Inspired by the Eu-SPRI winter school organised by the Science Policy…
Green investment: Put your money where the carbon isn’t
What do a company’s carbon emissions tell you about its long term prospects? Grantham Institute Director of Innovation Prof Richard…
Technology transfer: how the UNFCCC helps put the right technologies into the right hands
How do you ensure that the developing world has access to the key technologies needed to limit greenhouse emissions and…