How to achieve resource resilience

What financial analysts can teach us about dealing with resource risk
How to achieve resource resilience
Our latest policy insight Managing resources for a resilient economy provides a fresh view of how to deal with the economic and business challenges of managing resources in a global market. 

It applies the tried and tested approaches to risk used by financial analysts to resource management, providing important lessons in dealing with price volatility and the uncertainties around critical resources. Crucially, it identifies the risk management advantages of resource efficiency, and especially circular economy models.

Find out more about the work under our Resource Stewardship theme

A UK climate plan for 2015

We set out the decisions the government needs to make this year
A UK climate plan for 2015
In February 2015 the prime minister signed a climate pledge, promising action in three areas. 2015 is an important year for climate decisions, so there's a need to act fast to be able to deliver on these promises.

Together with CAFOD, Christian Aid, Greenpeace, RSPB and WWF, we‘ve published an action plan, setting out the key decisions the government needs to take to make sure the UK helps to secure a good deal at the global climate conference this December; that there is clarity on the UK’s low carbon energy transition; and that the government leads on energy efficiency. 

News release 8 June 2015

Opening up infrastructure planning

The need for better public engagement
Opening up infrastructure planning
Infrastructure has moved up the political agenda recently but, at the same time, the public has felt a growing disengagement from the policy and a sense of exclusion from the decision making.

We have identified the fundamental problems with the current state of infrastructure decision making and make three proposals for how they should be tackled.

Read Opening up infrastructure planning 

The Great Acceleration

What should the UK do to protect natural systems?
The Great Acceleration
In the latest issue of our journal Inside Track we explore what the Great Acceleration - the huge increase in the environmental impact of human activity since 1950 - means for the UK. We hear from contributors what the political, public and business responses should be and introduce Green Alliance's new Natural Environment theme.

Contributors include Professor Will Steffen of the Stockholm Resilience Centre; Dame Helen Ghosh of the National Trust; Professor Dieter Helm; Martin Nesbit of IEEP; and Dame Fiona Kendrick of Nestlé.
Read the latest edition of Inside Track

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