About James Rydge

James is a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science. James works closely with Lord Nicholas Stern collaborating across a wide range of research areas, including on green growth, international agreements, and energy and climate policy in developed and developing countries. James has worked at the University of Sydney as Research Fellow and Lecturer in the finance discipline, School of Business. James has also worked in corporate finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Sydney and at the Bank of New York Mellon in London. James has a PhD in Economics from the University of Sydney, sponsored by the Australian Stock Exchange. He also holds a Master and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney.

Climate change – strong action in the presence of uncertainty

Managing climate change is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. We are already in a very difficult place with concentrations of greenhouse gases at their highest levels for at least 450,000 years. The science suggests that unless the world takes strong action to reduce emissions over the … Continue reading