Was established by the London School of Economics and Political Science to “create a world-leading centre for policy-relevant research and training on climate change and the environment.” It envisions a world where “climate change and other global environmental challenges are managed effectively to promote prosperity and well-being”. Consequently, it brings “together international expertise on economics, finance, geography, the environment, international development and political economy.” With the purpose of it’s work being to:
- increase knowledge and understanding by performing world-class research on climate change and the environment;
- promote better informed decision-making about climate change and the environment by engaging with a wide range of key audiences around the world; and
- educate and train new generations of researchers through our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.