Green House is a think tank founded in 2011. It aims to lead the development of green thinking in the UK. Read more about Green House
New Green House reports
Trade and Investment Requirements for Zero Carbon
By Peter Sims and Jonathan Essex - August 2020
This Analysis of UK trade highlights how we can stop trade and investment locking in carbon emissions. A toolkit of key pointers is introduced to aid policymakers to shift trade and investment choices from global growth to facing up to the climate emergency.
Urban Planning Hong Kong Style: the High-Rise Way
Rethinking our Vision of Sustainable Cities
By Maya de Souza - August 2020
Maya de Souza draws on her experience of living in Hong Kong to argue in favour of high-rise, high density cities.
Another Brexit is possible - Strategy for Brexit in the era of COVID-19 and climate chaos:
Build resilience and security through greater national self-sufficiency together with global cooperation
By Rupert Read and Emma Dawnay - June 2020
This report argues that Brexit is an opportunity to build greater resilience by increasing local, regional, and national self-sufficiency together with increasing the way we cooperate globally to tackle global crises.
What would a UK climate emergency plan that faces up to climate reality look like?
By Jonathan Essex - May 2020
This report explores how an emergency plan for the whole economy requires a shift in approach and thinking so that the climate sciences is reflected in sufficiently honest and courageous responses. Above all we all need to play our part. Starting now.
COVID-19 and Facing up to Climate Reality
Since the discussion we have published two new gases on this theme:
The UK government economic policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Three possible lessons for climate emergency planning by Andrew Mearman
Building Back Differently: A Climate Emergency Recovery from COVID-19
by Jonathan Essex
This, our latest book, is available to order here. It takes as its starting point the fact that the climate crisis is going to get much worse whatever we now do. The book explores what this means and how we might be able to confront escalating climate chaos while not giving up hope. READ MORE
Listen to the audio of our London launch event.
In late 2019 Green House adopted a strategy for taking forward our work on facing up to climate reality. You can download it here.
Interviews with Green House