Our Work

Below is a small selection of the work that we’ve carried out. Click on a topic to see relevant projects.

COP26: Raise the ambition and support a Just Transition

With just over two weeks to go until COP26, Chair of Cambridge Econometrics Richard Lewney calls for more ambitious decarbonisation targets and a Just Transition. Richard shares top scenario analysis insights using our global macroeconomic model E3ME. Existing Nationally Determi...

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From target to roadmap: Lessons for the US from Europe on pushing forward decarbonization

In the latest article in partnership with ECONorthwest and Hodge Economic Consulting, Head of Environment Jon Stenning addresses the current lack of a detailed roadmap for the US to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Policymakers are faced with various challenges, including ens...

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Preparing for the economic impacts of natural disasters in Europe: 6 key report outcomes

Floods, earthquakes, droughts and windstorms – recent weeks have demonstrated that these disasters are likely to become more frequent and more severe across Europe. Our recent research, commissioned by the ESPON (the European Spatial Planning Observation Network) and delivered ...

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Exploring the trade-offs in different paths to reduce transport and heating emissions in Europe

In this analysis, commissioned by the European Climate Foundation, we evaluated the socio-economic implications of potential routes to decarbonise transport and heating in Europe. We evaluated an Emissions Trading System (ETS), with different options for re-using revenues generat...

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Climate impact assessment for the Central Bank of Hungary

This study commissioned by the Central Bank of Hungary calculated the impacts of climate-related scenarios with varying levels of global climate action for the Hungarian economy. The research is unique in that in tackles a small country in Central Europe, which is usually not ...

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Biden’s first 100 days – action on climate change

Jon Stenning, Head of Environment, welcomes Joe Biden's commitment to evidence-based policy development. He urges policy makers at Federal and State-levels to use robust economic tools to develop effective decarbonisation policies. America’s potential pathway to net zero T...

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ESPON-TITAN: Territorial Impacts of Natural Disasters

Commissioned by ESPON (the European Spatial Planning Observation Network), Cambridge Econometrics delivered a piece of research looking at the economic impact of four major natural disasters on European countries and regions. Impacts of frequency, regional distribution and the in...

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3 ways the UK-SSPs project will help UK climate resilience research

Project Manager Jennifer Dicks shares three ways the UK Shared Socioeconomic Pathways project can help the climate resilience research community here in the UK. As we approach the end of our UK-SSPs project, we are bringing the various outputs of the project together. These outp...

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RSPB: Economic benefits of nature-based climate solutions

Nature-based solutions (NBS) are natural processes which remove carbon from the atmosphere and store it for a long time, providing a ‘natural’ way to mitigate climate change. The RSPB commissioned Cambridge Econometrics to assess the ability of NBS to achieve nature and clima...

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Spotlight interview: János Hidi

We recently welcomed Sustainable Investment Manager János Hidi to the Cambridge Econometrics team in Budapest. János will be taking forward our Sustainable Investment service at a critical time for the financial sector managing climate risk and building climate resilience. We ...

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