Hannah Ryder

Hannah Ryder

Senior Economist
I am a Senior Economist overseeing DFID’s strategy and advice on how to deliver low-carbon and climate-resilient economic growth in developing countries. My previous role was as a Climate Change Negotiator in the Department of Energy and Climate Change and I am a co-author of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change.

Motorbikes, Mercedes and low-carbon choices

Posted 2 February 2011

I've been working with two of our Asian country offices this week – Vietnam and Indonesia – helping them focus their programmes on low-carbon and climate-resilient growth. Travelling back and forth to the offices, I've noticed some sharp contrasts between the two's capital cities. Hanoi is full of hundreds of motorcycles, whizzing about and jam-parked [...]