Turning climate commitments into climate action – are lawsuits the answer?

Siobhán Stack-Maddox considers what legal action involving states means in the context of net zero carbon pledges and commitments to reduce emissions.

Are zero-deforestation targets the best way to conserve tropical forests?

Joss Lyons-White, Research Postgraduate on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership at the Grantham Institute,…

Have I got the Bonn blues? Time to look forwards to COP25 in Chile

Carolina Schmidt, Minister of Environment, Chile and Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC at the Host Country Agreement signing ceremony (c)…

What can the Brexit vote tell us about harnessing peoples’ enthusiasm to act on climate change?

Dr Neil Jennings, Partnership Development Manager at the Grantham Institute, considers how we can frame action on climate change in…

Legacy on climate change – “make a powerful statement of global leadership”

A group of leading climate scientists, coordinated by Professor Joanna Haigh, former Co-Director of the Grantham Institute, have written to…

Let’s embrace this fighting chance to reach net zero

Dr Ajay Gambhir, Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Institute and contributor to the Committee on Climate Change’s Net Zero…

Behind the scenes at the UNFCCC: Imperial students on internships ahead of COP24

Albertine Pegrum-Haram and Goodwin Gibbins, Research Postgraduates at Imperial College London, are more at home with chemistry and climate models…