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The future of carbon pricing

A economy-wide carbon tax paid by both domestic and international producers would prevent carbon leakage, level the

All politics is local

For democracy to work, individuals need to have confidence that government decisions are made because they are

Energy, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This briefing considers the direct and indirect relationships between migration and energy services in places of origin

Remaking the case for NATO

The UK cannot be complacent about the continuing existence of NATO: a world without the alliance would

Water and sanitation, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This briefing considers the impact of migration on a variety of WASH-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), chiefly

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Higher Education and Demographic Growth in Africa

More than half of the world’s population growth to 2050 is projected to occur in Africa, increasing

China: End of the Reform Era

The speaker will argue that China's reform era is ending, and that core factors which characterized it - including political

Reinventing the Building

The global construction sector is experiencing a range of disruptive shifts – in materials, technologies and business

The Death of Gods BOOK LAUNCH

Join Demos for the launch of Carl Miller, Research Director at CASM's book; The Death of Gods

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