London/Washington, DC, May 8, 2015: Historically unpredictable and changing oil prices are hurting the economy, but today’s cheap oil offers a unique opportunity to reduce our fossil fuel addiction and invest in more sustainable and predictable renewable energy sources – says a new report by Lord Nicholas Stern and colleagues in the New Climate Economy project.
- News Article May 12, 2015
- News Article April 29, 2015
Taking decisive action on climate change will cost us less than failing to do so, writes Paul Polman in The Huffington Post.
- News Article April 10, 2015
"India is at a crossroads: It can pursue a carbon-intensive development agenda with huge health implications. Or it can reap the economic benefits of low-carbon growth that could lead to healthy, liveable cities," write Rajat Kathuria and Lord Nicholas Stern in Indian Express.
- News Article April 9, 2015
The New Climate Economy (NCE) is very pleased to announce the addition of three new distinguished commissioners to the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate: Suma Chakrabarti, Naina Lal Kidwai and Kristin Skogen Lund. They bring a wealth of private and public experience and expertise to the Commission.
- News Article March 31, 2015
Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate Felipe Calderón and New Climate Economy Programme Director Helen Mountford react to the United States's proposed climate commitment.
- News Article March 29, 2015
"We welcome this announcement and the fact that Mexico is the first major emerging economy to declare its commitment to a low-carbon future. This is an example for other countries, including developed countries, to follow,” former President Felipe Calderón and Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate said.
- News Article March 27, 2015
Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate Felipe Calderón joined Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri and Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera in announcing both the C40 City Bus Declaration of Intent and a Latin American Cities Declaration on the Compact of Mayors.
- News Article March 19, 2015
The study finds that Americans living in sprawled communities directly bear an astounding $625 billion in extra costs. In addition, all residents and businesses, regardless of where they are located, bear an extra $400 billion in external costs. Correcting this problem provides an opportunity to increase economic productivity, improve public health and protect the environment. The report identifies specific smarter growth policies that can lead to healthier, safer and wealthier communities in both developed and developing countries.
- News Article March 11, 2015
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Jean-Pascal Tricoire have joined the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.
- News Article February 25, 2015