Nicholas Stern

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What we learned at Davos: signs of hope emerge from the pessimism | Larry Elliott
Prospects for artificial intelligence and green transition fuel sense that the only way is up for the global economy

Larry Elliott Economics editor

22, Jan, 2023 @5:58 PM

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Could Barbados blueprint be a Marshall Plan for the climate crisis?
Mia Mottley, PM of Barbados, who, at Cop27 called again for climate justice, is devising a debt relief and loan blueprint, targeting the IMF

Ashish Ghadiali

09, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Developing countries ‘will need $2tn a year in climate funding by 2030’
Report co-written by Nicholas Stern says figure required to switch away from fossil fuels and cope with extreme weather impacts

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

08, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Climate crisis: economists ‘grossly undervalue young lives’, warns Stern
Economists have failed to take account of ‘immense risks and potential loss of life’, says author of landmark review

Damian Carrington Environment editor

25, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK can’t fight climate crisis with austerity, warns expert
Author of government study says Treasury resistance to green spending programmes could halt progress to net zero

Michael Savage

14, Aug, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Calls for G7 spending restraint misguided, warns Lord Stern
‘Premature austerity will threaten growth’ as world recovers from Covid-19, says climate economist

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

12, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Easing Covid limits early 'could inflate deaths and deepen recession'
Experts say government must not risk pitting the economy against public health

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

13, Aug, 2020 @7:12 PM

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Spend £8bn to kickstart plan to decarbonise economy, chancellor told
Report says Rishi Sunak has unique opportunity to invest in zero-carbon infrastructure

Phillip Inman

04, Mar, 2020 @6:01 AM

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Nicholas Stern: ministers must pass 'Trump test' at Bonn climate talks
Leading climate economist says world leaders must move forward without the US on crucial issues in the closing days of the UN summit

Fiona Harvey in Bonn

16, Nov, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Sky-high carbon tax needed to avoid climate catastrophe, say experts
Leading economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern say taxes of $100 per metric tonne could be needed by 2030

Phillip Inman Economics editor

29, May, 2017 @5:52 PM

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Nicholas Stern: Donald Trump may not be as bad for the environment as feared
Environmentalists should be alert but not pessimistic over the impact of Trump’s presidency, says the leading climate economist

James Randerson

15, Dec, 2016 @11:43 AM

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Nicholas Stern: cost of global warming ‘is worse than I feared’
Ten years ago the leading economist warned about climate change in a landmark report – he says while there is cause for optimism, the picture is still grim

Robin McKie

06, Nov, 2016 @12:04 AM

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