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  • Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:24:00

    Caste brought to the fore in Indian presidential election

    'This is the first time that a Dalit is pitted against a Dalit in an Indian Presidential election. When K.R. Narayanan, a South Indian Dalit, was put up by the Congress as its candidate in the 1997 presidential election, the opposition put up T.N. Seshan, a South Indian Brahmin.'

    http://www.ft.lk/article/624116/ft
  • Posted: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:35:00

    Queen’s Birthday Honours at LSE

    Nicholas Stern, Director of LSE India Observatory, has been made a Companion of Honour, one of the most prestigious awards for a civilian, limited to just 65 people at any one time.

    http://www.lse.ac.uk/News/Latest-news-from-LSE/2017/06-June-2017/Queens-Birthday-Honours-at-LSE
  • Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:37:00

    Three ways in which climate change damages the global economy

    The Stern Review is referenced in this article on the damage caused to the global economy by climate change (in Spanish).

    http://www.mundiario.com/articulo/economia/formas-cambio-climatico-perjudica-economia-global/20170611190042091703.html
  • Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:33:00

    How to relieve poverty in india without endangering the planet – eureka street

    Nicholas Stern continues to espouse co-operative international action based on the idea of ‘equitable access to sustainable development’.

    http://gaselectricity.in/how-to-relieve-poverty-in-india-without-endangering-the-planet-eureka-street
  • Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:57:00

    China's plan to run the world

    Now that the U.S. has abandoned the Paris climate accord, "the world is looking for a climate champion," said Nicholas Stern of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. "In China, it has one."

    http://theweek.com/articles/704139/chinas-plan-run-world
  • Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:53:00

    4 priorities for the Macron Five-Year Plan to have a positive impact on climate

    The carbon pricing leadership coalition report, by Nicholas Stern and Joseph Stiglitz, is referenced in this article (in French). 

    http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/benjamin-fremaux/rechauffement-climatique-macron_a_22134234/
  • Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:48:00

    Why the Green Climate Fund Became a Trump Target: QuickTake Q&A

    Nicholas Stern is quoted commenting on the US contribution to the Green Climate Fund.

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-07/why-the-green-climate-fund-became-a-trump-target-quicktake-q-a
  • Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:59:00

    Only green growth can bring prosperity

    "We are making the world a more hostile and difficult place for ourselves and for future generations. But we have the opportunity to save and preserve our global commons by implementing the global agenda created by the international agreements in 2015 on sustainable development, finance and climate change."

    https://www.theguardian.com/the-gef-partner-zone/2017/jun/05/green-growth-prosperity-world-environment-day-paris-agreement
  • Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:35:00

    Nicholas Stern appointed to G20 Eminent Persons Group

    IG Patel Chair and LSE India Observatory Director, Professor Nicholas Stern, is among the 16-member G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance. The G20 Eminent Persons Group of top economists and leaders  has been tasked to review issues related to global financial governance.

    http://www.straitstimes.com/business/economy/whos-who-in-g20-eminent-persons-group
  • Posted: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:29:00

    India signed Paris deal for environment, not money: Sushma Swaraj

    India never intended to profit from the Paris climate accord, its foreign minister said Monday, rejecting suggestions from US President Donald Trump that some nations were exploiting the global pact.

    http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/india-signed-paris-deal-for-environment-not-money-sushma-swaraj/articleshow/59002617.cms
  • Posted: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:28:00

    Felicitating the young filmmakers of India

    Eminent filmmakers, educationists and development leaders selected the best social films received for YES! i am the CHANGE's event from over 13 lakh youth across 2,500 cities and towns across India.

    http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com/Article.aspx?eid=31815&articlexml=FELICITATING-THE-YOUNG-FILMMAKERS-OF-INDIA-08032017302027
  • Posted: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:32:00

    What is the Paris climate change deal and what is the impact of the US withdrawal?

    Professor Lord Stern was interviewed by ITV news in reaction to President Trump’s announcement that the US will withdraw from the Paris agreement (and negotiate re-entering the agreement).

  • Posted: Wed, 31 May 2017 15:22:00

    ‘Incentive Conscious’ Agents and Moral Hazard

    A new India Observatory Working Paper by Swapnendu Banerjee, Subir Chowdhury Fellow 2015-16.

    http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/textonly/india/publications/working_papers/IOWP04-BanerjeeDey.pdf
  • Posted: Wed, 31 May 2017 14:44:00

    Sky-high carbon tax needed to avoid climate catastrophe, say experts

    Experts including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz and former World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern said governments needed to move quickly to tackle polluting industries with a tax on carbon dioxide at $40-$80 per tonne by 2020.

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/29/sky-high-carbon-tax-needed-to-avoid-catastrophic-global-warming-say-experts
  • Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 13:42:00

    Number of Carbon Pricing Initiatives Nearly Doubled over Past Five Years, says New Report

    The number of carbon pricing initiatives implemented or scheduled has almost doubled over the past five years, according to Carbon Pricing Watch 2017.

    http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2017/05/23/number-of-carbon-pricing-initiatives-nearly-doubled-over-past-five-years-says-new-report
  • Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 13:31:00

    ‘To sell or not to sell’: Patent licensing versus Selling by an outside innovator in the linear city framework

    A new India Observatory Working Paper by Swapnendu Banerjee, Subir Chowdhury Fellow 2015-16.

    http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/textonly/india/publications/working_papers/IOWP03-BanerjeePoddar.pdf
  • Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 15:48:00

    The rising girl power in India

    'the sex ratio of India is 940...abysmally low when compared to other regions of world.' Subir Chowdhury Fellow, Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan discusses the status of women in India.

    http://myvoice.opindia.com/2017/05/the-rising-girl-power-in-india/
  • Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 14:50:00

    India can learn from Bhutan’s happiness in electricity for all

    An article by Subir Chowdhury Fellow, Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan, on what India can learn from Bhutan's philosophy of ‘universal electricity access’.

    https://theindianeconomist.com/india-can-learn-from-bhutans-happiness-in-electricity-for-all/
  • Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 14:28:00

    Costs ignored, climate change a function of market failure, says Lord Nicholas Stern

    Nicholas Stern answers questions on climate change.

    http://indianexpress.com/article/explained/costs-ignored-climate-change-a-function-of-market-failure-says-lord-nicholas-stern-world-bank-4593123/
  • Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 14:26:00

    The Rockefeller Foundation Launches Economic Council Focused on Planetary Health

    Nicholas Stern has been named on The Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health. This assembly of global experts will demonstrate the economic and policy case for the emerging field of planetary health.

    http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-rockefeller-foundation-launches-economic-council-focused-on-planetary-health-300412080.html
  • Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 14:18:00

    Investing for Economic and Social Development: UK-China Partnerships Under the New Silk Road

    The first direct freight train arrived in Barking, London, from Yiwu in Zhejiang province, China, which opens new opportunities for trade and investment for post-Brexit UK. The One Belt One Road (OBOR) provides possibilities for enhancing partnerships for sustainable growth, high-tech manufacturing, investments in knowledge and skills development, and global value chains between China, UK and countries along the New Silk Road. This study presents possibilities.

    http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/textonly/india/research/outputs/NewSilkRoadUKchinaOBOR.pdf
  • Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 14:13:00

    China is shaping up to be a world leader on climate change

    Nicholas Stern comments on Xi Jinping's speech at the WEF and China's leadership role in climate change.

    https://www.ft.com/content/3f1ba5ba-ddac-11e6-86ac-f253db7791c6
  • Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 10:25:00

    Davos 2017: 'Globalisation is biggest challenge'

  • Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 10:24:00

    Making education accessible for special needs children