Rethinking Capitalism: Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth
co-edited with Mariana Mazzucato
Wiley Blackwell, August 2016
Essays and papers
Out of shape: taking the pulse of the UK economy (with Alfie Stirling and Catherine Colebrook)
Institute for Public Policy Research
High pressure for low emissions: how civil society created the Paris climate agreement
Juncture 14 March 2016
(also published by Inside Story 23 March 2016)
Ensuring new infrastructure is climate-smart (with James Rydge and Ilmi Granoff)
New Climate Economy Working Paper
A new politics: why we need collaboration between the Greens and Labour
Resurgence Nov-Dec 2013 (also published here)
Explaining radical policy change: the case of climate change and energy policy under the British Labour Government 2006-10 (with Neil Carter)
Public Administration August 2013
Beyond the social market: rethinking capitalism and public policy
Political Quarterly Vol 84 No 1, January-March 2013
Green social democracy
Fabian Review Winter 2012 (reprinted by the New Statesman 18 January 2013)
Environmental and climate change policy: a case study in preventative action
Prevention Working Paper
New Economics Foundation
Less pain, more gain: the potential of carbon pricing to reduce Europe's fiscal deficits (with John Ward et al)
Grantham Research Institute Policy Paper, London School of Economics November 2012
Green growth: economic theory and political discourse
Grantham Research Institute Working Paper, London School of Economics October 2012
The practical politics of wellbeing
New Economics Foundation pamphlet
2 November 2011
Leveraging private investment: the role of public sector finance Overseas Development Institute Background Note April 2011
Seizing the global opportunity: partnerships for better growth and a better climate [editor and co-lead author]
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate July 2015
Better growth, better climate: the new climate economy report
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate September 2014
The industrial strategy acknowledges a fundamental truth about growth
New Statesman 23 January 2017
The Autumn Statement is just the start of rebuilding our economy
New Statesman 18 November 2016
If Theresa May is serious about inequality she'll ditch Osbornomics
(with Mariana Mazzucato)
Guardian 19 July 2016
Don't panic, Brexit doesn't have to spell gloom for the environment
Guardian 30 June 2016
Energy companies are cheaper and cleaner when run by the council
Guardian 3 June 2016
George Osborne will soon be forced to chow his hand on climate change
Guardian 17 March 2016
The Paris Agreement is
highly ambitious and very clever
Grantham Research Institute blog
18 December 2015
(also published as a Green Alliance blog
21 December 2015)
Paris is a pragmatic climate deal
New Scientist interview 15 December 2015
The Carbon Brief Interview
Carbon Brief 19 October 2015
The world's climate pledges are impressive - but still not enough
Guardian 16 October 2015
Reflections on the latest report of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate
Grantham Research Institute blog 8 July 2015
The prospects for Paris 2015
New Statesman 6 January 2015
Lima deal represents fundamental change in global climate regime
Guardian 15 December 2014
(also in Project Syndicate 15 December 2014)
Emissions targets are biggest challenge for Lima climate talks
Guardian 2 December 2014
Five ways Ban Ki-Moon's summit has changed international climate politics forever
Guardian 24 September 2014
New Climate Economy: it's not just another report
Responding to Climate Change
16 September 2014
The climate change agenda heats up
Project Syndicate 7 March 2014
Making sense of Snowden
Political Quarterly blog 17 October 2013
Reflections on One Nation Labour
Political Quarterly blog 22 September 2013
Housing, places and people: labour and the fifth wave of social environmentalism
Essay in Green Social Democracy: Better Homes in Better Places, ed Matthew Spencer et al, Green Alliance September 2013
Tax and spending (again)
Political Quarterly blog 8 May 2013 and
LSE Politics and Policy blog 14 May 2013
Osborne's anti-green agenda is strangling growth
New Statesman 12 March 2013
and Political Quarterly blog 25 March 2013
Gove is all around: exams, public services and EU competition law
Political Quarterly blog 12 February 2013
Healthy tensions in the machinery of power
Letter to The Times 17 January 2013 (reprinted here)
The politics of place and the greening of Labour
In One Nation Labour - Debating the Future ed Jon Cruddas, Labour List e-book January 2013 (and Labour List 12 November 2012)
Economie verte: mefions-nous des marchands de doute
Les Echos 4 January 2013
The Doha climate change talks were a start, but 2015 will be the moment of truth
Guardian 10 December 2012
A low carbon future is the one we must all fight for
Guardian 2 December 2012
Politics and the planet
Political Quarterly Commentary
December 2012 (reprinted here)
The problem at No 10
Political Quarterly blog 21 November 2012
Obama's victory: Non-lessons for Britain
Political Quarterly blog 7 November 2012
The Coalition's energy policy
Guardian and Political Quarterly blog
18 October 2012
Political Quarterly blog 11 October 2012
Ed Miliband's bravura performance
Political Quarterly blog 4 October 2012
The potential role for carbon pricing in reducing European deficits
(with Hector Pollitt et al)
Global Policy 18 September 2012
What is the state of international climate change talks? Guardian 17 September 2012
Special advisers: an essential part of government
The House Magazine 12 July 2012 (reprinted here)
Leveson needed on financial crash
Letter to The Times
31 May 2012 (reprinted here)
Nature 12 January 2012 (reprinted here)
What Durban revealed about climate's shifting allegiances
Inside Story 14 December 2011
EU economy - black hole or green growth? Comment on Martin Wolf's Economists' Blog
Financial Times 28 October 2011
Rethinking Capitalism: Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth
co-edited with Mariana Mazzucato, Wiley Blackwell, 2016
The Green Economy: Environment, Sustainable Development and the Politics of the Future. London: Pluto Press, 1991.
(With T. Hams et al). Greening Your Local Authority. Harlow: Longman, 1994.
The Politics of the Real World. London: Earthscan, 1996 [catalogued as the Real World Coalition]
(Ed.) Greening the Millennium? The New Politics of the Environment. Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.
Paying for Progress: A New Politics of Tax for Public Spending. London: Fabian Society, 2000 [catalogued as the Commission on Taxation and Citizenship].
(Ed., with M. Mazzucato). Rethinking Capitalism: Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2016.
Can Socialism Be Popular? London: Fabian Society, 1989 [with others]
Sustainable Development: Greening the Economy. London: Fabian Society, 1990.
(With M.Taylor) Greening Your Business: A Self-Help Manual of Environmental Good Practice for Small Firms. London: Greening Business in Islington, 1992.
Sustainability and Socialism. London: Socialist Environment and Resources Association, 1994.
(Ed.) Creative Futures. London: Fabian Society, 1997.
Environmental Modernisation: The New Labour Agenda. London: Fabian Society, 1999.
(With A. Lent and K. Watkins). Progressive Globalisation: Towards an International Social Democracy. London: Fabian Society, 2003.
Refereed papers and academic book chapters
(With T. Jackson) ‘Carbon Taxes and the Assumptions of Environmental Economics’. In T. Barker (ed), Green Futures for Economic Growth. Cambridge: Cambridge Econometrics, 1991, pp49-67.
‘"Free Market Environmentalism": A Response to Eckersley.’ Environmental Politics 2 (4) 1993, pp238-41.
‘The Limits to Neoclassicism: Towards an Institutional Environmental Economics’. In M. Redclift and T. Benton (eds), Social Theory and the Global Environment. London: Routledge, 1994, pp67-91.
‘Sustainable Development, Capital Substitution and Economic Humility: A Response to Beckerman’. Environmental Values 4 (1) 1995, pp57-68.
'Sustainable Development: Assumptions, Contradictions, Progress'. In J. Lovenduski and J. Stanyer (eds), Contemporary Political Studies 1995, Vol 3, Political Studies Association, 1995, pp1470-1485.
(With P. Ekins) ‘Environmental Sustainability and the Growth of GDP: Conditions for Compatibility’. In V. Bhaskar, and A. Glyn (eds), The North, the South and the Environment. London: Earthscan, 1995, pp9-46.
‘Sustainability and “The Market”: A Typology of Environmental Economics’ and ‘Financial Incentives: The British Experience’. In R. Eckersley (ed), Markets, the State and the Environment: Towards Integration. London and Melbourne: Macmillan, 1995, pp46-70 and 113-128.
‘The Employment Implications of Environmental Policy’. In R. Welford and R. Starkey (eds), The Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment. London: Earthscan, 1996, pp241-250.
‘Real World’. Environmental Politics 5 (4), 1996, pp744-751.
(With P. Macnaghten) ‘Public Identification with Sustainable Development: Investigating Cultural Barriers to Participation’. Global Environmental Change 7 (1) 1997, pp5-24.
‘Environmental Valuation, Deliberative Democracy and Public Decision-Making Institutions’. In J. Foster (ed), Valuing Nature? Economics, Ethics, Environment. London: Routledge, 1997, pp211-231.
‘The Environment as Stakeholder’. Business Strategy Review 8 (2) 1997, pp25-28.
‘Sustainability and Markets: On the Neoclassical Model of Environmental Economics’, New Political Economy 2 (3) 1997, pp365-385. Reprinted in M. Kenny and J. Meadowcroft (eds), Planning Sustainability. London: Routledge, 1999.
‘The New Politics of the Environment’. In M. Jacobs (ed) Greening the Millennium? The New Politics of the Environment. Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.
‘The Quality of Life: Social Goods and the Politics of Consumption’. In M. Jacobs (ed), Greening the Millennium? The New Politics of the Environment. Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.
‘Sustainable Development as a Contested Concept’. In A. Dobson (ed), Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.
‘Environmental Democracy’. In A. Gamble and T. Wright (eds), The New Social Democracy. Oxford: Blackwell, 1999.
(With J. Aldred) 'Citizens and Wetlands: Evaluating the Ely Citizens' Jury', Ecological Economics 34 (2) 2000, pp217-232.
'Green growth: economic theory and political discourse'. In R. Falkner (ed), Handbook of Global Climate and Environmental Policy, Wiley Blackwell 2013 (forthcoming), and also published as Grantham Research Institute Working Paper, London School of Economics October 2012.
(With John Ward, Robin Smale, Max Krahe and Samuela Bassi) Less pain, more gain: the potential of carbon pricing to reduce Europe's fiscal deficits Grantham Research Institute Policy Paper, London School of Economics, November 2012
(with Neil Carter) 'Explaining radical policy change: the case of climate change and energy policy under the British Labour Government 2006-10', Public Administration August 2013
'Beyond the social market: rethinking capitalism and public policy', Political Quarterly Vol 84 No 1, January-March 2013
Other publications and published reports
Environmental Auditing in Local Government. Luton: Local Government Management Board, 1991.
(With I. Collis) Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development. Peterborough: English Nature, 1992.
Sense and Sustainability: Land Use Planning and Environmentally Sustainable Development. London: Council for the Protection of Rural England, 1993.
A Guide to the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme for UK Local Government. London: HMSO, 1993 [with R. Levett].
A Framework for Local Sustainability. Luton: Local Government Management Board, 1993 [with R. Levett and J. Bennett].
(With I. Collis) Planning for Environmental Sustainability. Peterborough: English Nature, 1994.
Green Jobs? The Employment Implications of Environmental Policy. Brussels: World Wide Fund for Nature, 1994.
(With P. Macnaghten et al) Public Perceptions and Sustainability in Lancashire: Indicators, Institutions, Participation. Preston: Lancashire County Council, 1995.
‘Do Environmental Policies Cost Jobs?’, Employment Policy Institute Economic Report 9 (8) 1995.
(With D. Corry) Environmental Taxes: Options for an Incoming Government. London: Institute for Public Policy Research, 1997.
Making Sense of Environmental Capacity. London: Council for the Protection of Rural England, 1997.
(With D. Anderson et al), Innovation and the Environment: Challenges and Policy Options for the UK. London: Imperial College and Fabian Society, 2001.
(With R. Patrick), Wealth’s Fair Measure: The Reform of Inheritance Tax. London: Fabian Society, 2003.
(With R. Levett et al), A Better Choice: Quality of Life, Consumption and Economic Growth. London: Fabian Society, 2003.
Exploring the Role of the Third Sector in Public Services. London: HM Treasury, 2005 [catalogued as HM Treasury]
(With J. Brown), Leveraging Private Investment: The Role of Public Sector Finance. London: Overseas Development Institute, 2011.
'Wellbeing: the Challenge for Labour', in C. Seaford (ed) The Practical Politics of Wellbeing. London: New Economics Foundation, 2011.
'Environmental and Climate Change Policy: a Case Study in Preventative Action', Prevention Working Paper, London: New Economics Foundation, 2013.
Better Growth, Better Climate [co-lead author], Washington DC: The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, 2014.
Seizing the Global Opportunity: Partnerships for Better Growth and a Better Climate [editor and co-lead author], Washington DC and London: The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, 2015.
(with J. Rydge and I. Granoff), Ensuring New Infrastructure is Climate-Smart, New Climate Economy Working Paper, October 2015.