This paper explores the potential for environmental information and dissonance-inducing messaging to encourage resourceful behaviour, following a study of customers of a renewable energy provider in the UK. It uses … read more »
In this paper the authors examine the heterogeneous impact of temperature shocks on mortality across income groups in Mexico using individual death records (1998–2010) and Census data. read more »
Many insurance contracts are contingent on events such as hurricanes, terrorist attacks, or political upheavals, whose probabilities are ambiguous. This article offers a theory to underpin the large body … read more »
Paper analyses the perceived success of the climate negotiations in a sample of 656 experts involved in international climate policy. read more »
The recent global climate change agreement in Paris leaves a wide gap between pledged and requisite emissions reductions in keeping with the commonly accepted 2 °C target. A recent strand of … read more »
This report summarises key trends in climate change legislation and litigation. It is the sixth stock-take in a series of global Climate Legislation Studies that dates back to 2010. read more »
This paper provides suggestions to inform the current debates about flood insurance and climate adaptation in Ireland, proposing a radical shift away from the current approach to collecting and sharing flood risk data. read more »
This paper was submitted in response to the UK Government’s industrial strategy green paper: ‘Building our industrial strategy‘.
This policy brief outlines how the public sector can crowd in private finance to support low-carbon growth and innovation in the UK government’s Industrial Strategy. read more »
Environment researchers at UK universities are being wrongly gagged during the General Election campaign because of inconsistent and over-zealous applications of ‘purdah’, which began at midnight on 21 April. The … read more »
Customers who are asked to sign up to paperless billing for renewable energy respond better to reinforcements of their own ‘green’ self-image than to imagery or written information about environmental … read more »
Grantham Research Institute Research Fellow and Director of the Centre for Multilateral Negotiations, Kai Monheim, is running a high profile workshop in Bonn to support Fiji’s presidency of the UN … read more »
Matt Ridley in his column in ‘The Times’ has used a set of ‘alternative facts’ to urge President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change says Bob Ward in this commentary article. read more »
Will the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, be indifferent or ambitious when it comes to action on climate change asks Estelle Rouhaud in this commentary article.
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