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Cambridge Econometrics informs the European Commission’s ‘Fit for 55 by 2030’ package

Last week the European Commission tabled ‘Fit for 55 by 2030’; a package of energy and climate laws that have been revised and amended in order to set out a more ambitious pathway to achieve the reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030 to 55% of the 1990 greenhouse gases level. ...

NGFS and Bank of England miss an opportunity on net zero

The much-anticipated emergence of global standard-setting scenarios, released this month, had the potential to galvanize the global investment community into action. This would have shown much-needed leadership to inform and drive the “race to net zero”. However, Cambridge Ec...

Pioneering study develops shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) to equip research on UK climate resilience

Commissioned by the Met Office and funded by the UK Climate Resilience Programme, this pioneering interdisciplinary research developed a set of UK-SSPs (Shared Socioeconomic Pathways) that are consistent with the global SSPs, and provides a series of innovative products that will...

Rapid decarbonisation of heat and transport sectors could lead to positive economic impact for Europe

A report by Cambridge Econometrics shows that rapid decarbonisation in heat and transport sectors could lead to positive macroeconomic impact for Europe, but it must be designed carefully to avoid putting a disproportionate burden on low-income households. Commissioned by the ...

Analysis shows that investing in a post-Covid-19 green economic recovery benefits Hungary

New analysis produced by Cambridge Econometrics shows that Hungary and the Visegrad countries can benefit from five key tools for a post-Covid-19 green economic recovery. The white paper was presented at an online roundtable event hosted this morning by the British Embassy of Hu...

Investing in nature-based solutions can help rebuild a stronger and greener economy

Analysis by Cambridge Econometrics published in a report today by the RSPB shows that investing in nature-based solutions (NBS) can help rebuild a stronger and greener economy. The study presented today at the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Climate, shows that restoring ...

Cambridge Econometrics: Financial Times leading management consultants 2021

Cambridge Econometrics is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of the UK’s leading management consultants by the Financial Times. The company was awarded bronze in the Data Analytics & Big Data category as well as, for the first time, the Public & Socia...

Ten point plan: good for the economy but not far enough for net zero goal

According to recent analysis produced by Cambridge Econometrics for the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), the UK Government’s Ten Point Plan is good for the economy, growing GDP and providing more jobs. However, the current emissions target of the Ten Point Pla...

2030 ban on polluting cars could create over 30,000 jobs and provide £4.2bn boost to the economy

2030 ban on polluting cars could create more than 30,000 new jobs and provide £4.2bn boost to economy, a Cambridge Econometrics report published by Greenpeace UK finds. Bringing forward the date from which new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans can no longer be sold in t...

Green Recovery plans more effective than return-to-normal stimulus

New analysis, commissioned by the We Mean Business coalition and conducted by Cambridge Econometrics, shows that green recovery plans boost income, employment and GDP better than return-to-normal stimulus measures, with the added benefit of reducing emissions. In all geographi...