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Economics of Climate Change Review

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many copies of each report published to date as part of the Stern review of the economics of climate change were (a) printed and (b) distributed; (123317)

(2) what the (a) commissioning and development, (b) publishing and printing, (c) distribution and (d) other media costs were for the Stern review of the economics of climate change;

(3) which companies were involved in the design, publishing, printing and distribution of each report for the Stern review of the economics of climate change.

The review was published principally on the internet (www.sternreview.org.uk) with only 1,000 copies printed by Cambridge University press as part of the publishing contract. In addition 600 copies were printed on request from both Houses of Parliament.

The total cost of producing and distributing these 1,600 copies of the Stern review report in electronic and hardcopy format was £65,000.