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Climate change and International River Boundaries: fixed points in shifting sands

Climate change and International River Boundaries: fixed points in shifting sands

a research article by Declan Conway 14 days ago

We review the historical and legal role of International River Boundaries highlighting the paradox that exists between the stability needed for a boundary and the dynamism of fluvial landscapes in a changing climate. read more »


The land certification program and off-farm employment in Ethiopia

The land certification program and off-farm employment in Ethiopia

a working paper by Mintewab Bezabih 15 days ago

Land tenure security has long been touted as key to increased performance of the agricultural sector in developing countries. This paper utilizes household level panel data to analyse the impact … read more »


Running with the red queen: an integrated assessment of agricultural land expansion and global biodiversity decline

Running with the red queen: an integrated assessment of agricultural land expansion and global biodiversity decline

a working paper by Simon Dietz 16 days ago

Modern agriculture relies on a small number of highly productive crops and the continued expansion of agricultural land area has led to a significant loss of biodiversity. In this paper … read more »


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Public goods and ethnic diversity: evidence from deforestation in Indonesia

a working paper by Caterina Gennaioli, Stefania Lovo 20 days ago

We show that the level of deforestation in Indonesia is positively correlated with the degree of ethnic fractionalization of the communities. We explore several channels that may link the two … read more »


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Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies

Does climate change policy cause companies to shift the location of production, thereby creating carbon leakage? We examine the impact of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) on … read more »


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Burden or opportunity? How UK emissions reductions policies affect the competitiveness of businesses

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Samuela Bassi about 3 months ago

The ongoing review of the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget is closely linked to the debate over the impact that domestic climate change policies can have on the competitiveness of businesses. … read more »


Climate change policies and the UK business sector: Overview, impacts & suggestions for reform

Climate change policies and the UK business sector: Overview, impacts & suggestions for reform

a briefing note by Samuela Bassi, Samuel Fankhauser, Antoine Dechezleprêtre about 3 months ago

Presentation given at the 2014 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics in Istanbul on 1st July.


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A UK ‘dash’ for smart gas poster

a briefing note by Samuela Bassi, Samuel Fankhauser, Bob Ward about 3 months ago

UK dash for shale gas poster read more »


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Mobilising private-sector engagement in LEDS and NAMAs

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova about 4 months ago

Lessons learned from UNDP’s low emission capacity building programme read more »


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Barriers in developing national mitigation strategies and actions in developing countries

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova about 4 months ago

The study identifies barriers to the design and implementation of low emission development strategies (LEDS) and mitigation actions (NAMAs) encountered in developing countries read more »


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Lord Nicholas Stern – BBC HARDtalk interview

Lord Nicholas Stern – BBC HARDtalk interview

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern yesterday

Lord Stern discusses climate change and the economy with Zeinab Badawi read more »


Beyond climate change treaties: ‘a deal in Paris is not essential’

Beyond climate change treaties: ‘a deal in Paris is not essential’

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern 2 days ago

Ahead of the climate conference in Paris, there is increasing discussion of a new way forward that does not depend on international agreements, reports Yale Environment 360 read more »


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Climate Challenges

a mention in the media for Samuel Fankhauser 2 days ago

BBC World Service, In the Balance, 28 September 2014: Following the major United Nations climate gathering in New York we ask if the summit’s premise – that economic growth is … read more »


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La croissance est-elle l’ennemie du climat ?

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern 2 days ago

Le Monde, 26 September 2014: Ceux que la glose sur le réchauffement fatigue, agace ou désespère peuvent utilement se référer à l’édition du 18 septembre du New York Times. Dans … read more »


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A Global Climate Treaty Is Crucial

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern 2 days ago

New York Times, 28 September: A strong international agreement on climate change signed in Paris next year will be crucial because it will reinforce and encourage investments and policy decisions … read more »


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