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Lesley Rankin

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Discussion paper

22 Nov 2019
18

This paper outlines proposals for a new model of international cooperation as a means of building a positive-sum system capable of better responding to environmental breakdown. Using the United Kingdom as a case study, the paper explores the role one nation can play in helping...

Discussion paper

17 Sep 2019
205

This paper explores the challenge faced by younger generations, and those yet born, resulting from environmental breakdown. It looks at the measures that can be taken to ameliorate this inter-generational injustice. In doing so, it seeks to help advance environmental improvement, sustainable development, and to...

Report

16 Jul 2019
115

Automation – or the substitution of labour for capital – has triggered dystopian visions of mass joblessness, as well as utopian visions of a world with no work. This paper argues that automation presents an opportunity to narrow gender inequalities, and sets out four propositions...

Report

9 May 2019
27

This report argues that the United Kingdom has Europe’s most geographically unbalanced economy, with wide disparities between nations and regions, and once-thriving communities suffering economic decline. These problems are not glitches in an otherwise healthy system; they are the result of structural flaws in the...

Report

Initial report
12 Feb 2019
372

Human impacts on the environment have reached a critical stage, potentially eroding the conditions upon which socioeconomic stability is possible. This paper argues that three shifts in understanding across political and policy communities are required: of the scale and pace of environmental breakdown, the implications...

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