Tag Archive for 'London School of Economics'

OECD report finds carbon taxes and emission trading least costly option to reduce CO2 emissions

November 9th, 2013 by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

According to a new OECD study, carbon taxes and emission trading systems are the most cost-effective means of reducing CO2 emissions, and should be at the centre of government efforts to tackle climate change. Effective Carbon Prices shows that taxes and trading systems are preferable to other policies, such as feed-in tariffs, subsidies and other […]

The London School of Economics reports on the benefits of the growing British bicycling economy

September 5th, 2011 by LSE

A ‘Gross Cycling Product’ report from the London School of Economics (LSE), published by Sky and British Cycling, reveals that almost a quarter of the UK population are now cyclists. The report quantifies for the first time the full economic success story of the UK’s cycling sector which generates £2.9 billion for the British economy, […]

London School of Economics presentations on climate change and sustainability

January 20th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The LSE provides audio recordings and PowerPoint slides of presentations on climate change and sustainability on their Complexity Research Programme website. “Complex Solutions for Complex Problems: Mobilising social response to accelerating climate change in a post-Copenhagen context” by David Wasdell “Convergence: Can the Economy As We Know It Survive Economic Depletion?” by Dr Chris Martenson […]

Climate Change: the city solution

June 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

On 1 June 2010 the LSE hosted a public presentation by Ritt Bjerregaard, Mayor of Copenhagen, Denmark on Climate Change: the city solution. Copenhagen has promoted bicycling and low emissions zones. The LSE has made available the presentation as a video and as a MP3 file.