More sustainable plastics are within our grasp, but more research is needed - report
What can be done to make heat pumps financially attractive for home heating?
Masters graduate wins climate intervention prize with central banks proposal
A recent recipient of a Masters in Economics from the Humboldt University of Berlin, Andrew McConnell, has been awarded €1000 and will present to the Policy Advisory Board of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Post-Carbon Transition after his idea was chosen as the most promising ‘sensitive intervention point’ (SIP) that could tip the balance on climate change.
Democracies have responded more effectively to COVID-19 than autocracies, study shows
Autocracies imposed harsher lockdowns but democracies have responded more effectively to COVID-19.
University of Oxford announces fossil fuel divestment and adoption of Oxford Martin Principles
COVID-19 US employment shocks 'likely larger than Great Depression'
The U.S. is likely to see a near-term 24% drop in employment, 17% percent drop in wages, and 22% drop in economic activity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new study from the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School.
Identifying the 'green growth tigers' of the 21st century
For the first time, economists have ranked countries’ current green production capabilities, indicating which countries are likely to be leaders in the green growth in the decades to come.
GCSCC Presents Research Findings to Global Community and Welcomes Regional Partner in South Africa
The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same
Contagion: the systemic risks of globalisation
The spread of COVID-19 is alarming. But not surprising. Globalisation creates systemic risks. More flows between countries make risks more contagious.
German Federal Minister of Finance explores job automation and innovation with Future of Work programme
Bank of England chief economist lays out the costs of income insecurity for UK households
Income insecurity and its impact on households is the economic scourge of the early 21st century for the UK, the Bank of England’s chief economist told an audience at the Oxford Martin School today (28 February).
Only 1 in 10 of the world’s largest energy companies have made plans to get to net-zero emissions
Just 13 out of the largest 132 coal, electricity, and oil and gas companies have made commitments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to net zero, according to research published today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the Oxford Martin School, and the Transition Pathway Initiative.