Richard is a climate physicist by training and is interested in how the insights from the latest climate science can be successfully embedded in effective climate policy. His research spans the physical and economic consequences of climate policy and aims to investigate robust pathways to achieving global climate goals of net-zero emissions.
Clarification on recent press coverage of our '1.5 degrees' paper in Nature Geoscience
Why the 1.5C warming limit is not yet a geophysical impossibility
Can fossil fuels be compatible with a 1.5°C world?
Climate issues are moving to the very forefront of financial thinking
Providing the financial sector with the tools, and the science, to work towards net zero carbon
A solution to the misrepresentations of CO2-equivalent emissions of short-lived climate pollutants under ambitious mitigation
Oxford Martin Principles for Climate-Conscious Investment
Principles to guide investment towards a stable climate
The ‘2°C capital stock’ for electricity generation: Committed cumulative carbon emissions from the electricity generation sector and the transition to a green economy
Working Principles for Investment in Fossil Fuels
How many degrees to net zero?