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Week 3 – Climate policy

w3: Climate policy Learning materials ‘handout’ [pdf]

International climate policy

LSE / Grantham Research Institute (2020), Climate Change Laws of the World

UN (2020), Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts, UN SDG

EC (2020), EU climate action and the European Green Deal, European Commission

IPCC (2018), Special report: Global Warming of 1.5 ºC,

UK climate policy

Sasse, T et al (2020), Net zero: how government can meet its climate change target, Institute for Government

Priestley, S (2019), Net zero in the UK, House of Commons Library briefing paper Number CBP8590, 16 December

Commentary

Andrew, R (2020), It’s getting harder and harder to limit ourselves to 2°C, CICERO Center for International Climate Research, January

Boffey, D (2020), EU accused of climate crisis hypocrisy after backing 32 gas projects, The Guardian, Feb 12th

Carbon Brief (2019), COP25: Key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Madrid, Dec 15th

Climate Action Tracker

Harvey, F (2020), UK ‘will take 700 years’ to reach low-carbon heating under current plans, The Guardian, Oct 8th

Harvey, F and Rankin, R (2019), Paris climate deal: world not on track to meet goal amid continuous emissions, The Guardian, Dec 4th

Harvey, F and Rankin, R (2020), What is the European Green Deal and will it really cost €1tn, The Guardian, Mar 9th

Jolly, J (2020), Stop CO2 emissions bouncing back after Covid plunge, says IEA, The Guardian, Oct 13th

Krebel, L et al (2020), BUILDING A GREEN STIMULUS FOR COVID-19: A RECOVERY PLAN FOR A GREENER, FAIRER FUTURE, New Economics Foundation, July

Wallace-Wells, D 92019), U.N. Climate Talks Collapsed in Madrid. What’s the Way Forward?, NY Intelligencer, Dec 16th