Environment & Climate Change

BRISTOL AIRPORT: INCONSISTENCIES IN THE CASE FOR EXPANSION

Plans for expansion of Bristol Airport may have overestimated benefits to the region by £280 million. The business case for the expansion of Bristol Airport may have significantly overestimated its economic benefits, and underestimated its social and environmental costs, a… Read more »


The road to prosperity?

Transport Fit for Future Generations

Why extending the M4 is not the way AUTHOR: Alex Chapman, Consultant, NEF Consulting If governments took decisions on infrastructure based on making people, communities and the environment healthier, how would they look? What demands would we make of them?… Read more »


The war on solar

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AUTHOR: Alex Chapman, NEF Consulting The government were warned what scrapping the feed-in tariff would do – and now it’s happened. Back in November I invited a local solar installation company round to my house to take a look at… Read more »


Community-based adaptation to climate change makes economic sense

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AUTHOR: Fiona Percy, CARE International and NEF Consulting.  CARE International commissioned NEF Consulting to analyse the costs and benefits associated with investing in climate change adaptation in Dakoro, Niger. In the face of climate change, development policy will need to embed adaptation in its… Read more »