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Statistical corruption in Beijing’s air quality data has likely ended in 2012

Statistical corruption in Beijing’s air quality data has likely ended in 2012

a working paper by Thomas Stoerk about 11 hours ago

This research documents changes in likely misreporting in official air quality data from Beijing for the years 2008 to 2013. It is shown that, consistent with prior research, the official … read more »


Understanding the demand for REDD+ credits

Understanding the demand for REDD+ credits

a working paper by Tim Laing, Luca Taschini, Charles Palmer, Wolf Heinrich Reuter, Sabine Fuss, Johanna Wehkamp yesterday

REDD (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation), broadened to REDD+, has recently emerged as a potentially important component of the global policy mix to mitigate climate change. In this … read more »


The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

a working paper by Maria Waldinger 9 days ago

This synthesis paper informs the development community about the effects of climate change on migration patterns within and out of developing countries, concentrating on the economic aspects of migration. Empirical … read more »


Reflections on the current debate on how to link flood insurance and disaster risk reduction in the European Union

Reflections on the current debate on how to link flood insurance and disaster risk reduction in the European Union

a research article by Swenja Surminski about 1 month ago

Surminski, Swenja, Aerts, Jeroen C. J. H., Botzen, Wouter, Hudson, Paul, Mysiak, Jaroslav and Pérez-Blanco, Carlos Dionisio (2015) Reflections on the current debate on how to link flood insurance and … read more »


Why did the knowledge transition occur in the West and not the East? ICT and the role of governments in Europe, East Asia and the Muslim world

Why did the knowledge transition occur in the West and not the East? ICT and the role of governments in Europe, East Asia and the Muslim world

a research article by Ralph Hippe about 1 month ago

Hippe, R. 2015. Economics and Business Review, v. 1, pp. 9-33.


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Conducting Global Climate Change Negotiations

Conducting Global Climate Change Negotiations

a policy report by Kai Monheim 14 days ago

Process itself — over and above the issues at stake — is a key determinant of negotiation success across all levels of climate change negotiation groups in the United Nations Framework … read more »


What will global annual emissions of greenhouse gases be in 2030, and will they be consistent with avoiding global warming of more than 2°C?

What will global annual emissions of greenhouse gases be in 2030, and will they be consistent with avoiding global warming of more than 2°C?

a policy paper by Rodney Boyd, Nicholas Stern, Bob Ward 24 days ago

Countries agreed at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru, in December 2014 to set out their “intended nationally determined contributions” (INDCs) … read more »


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Climate change priorities for the next UK Government

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Chris Duffy, Ajay Gambhir, Bob Ward, Dimitri Zenghelis about 2 months ago

The next UK Government after the General Election on 7 May should reform the UK’s overly-complex energy taxation and create new institutions to depoliticise infrastructure investment, particularly in the energy sector. These recommendations are among several new measures outlined in the Institute’s latest policy brief ‘Climate change priorities for the next UK government’. read more »


Looking for green jobs: the impact of green growth on employment

Looking for green jobs: the impact of green growth on employment

a policy report by Alex Bowen, Karlygash Kuralbayeva about 2 months ago

Assessing the consequences of environmental policies for employment presents a considerable challenge, and at present it is not possible for policy-makers to assess conflicting claims about the quality and quantity of green jobs that have already been created, or may be created in the future. read more »


Understanding climate finance for the Paris summit in December 2015 in the context of financing for sustainable development for the Addis Ababa conference in July 2015

Understanding climate finance for the Paris summit in December 2015 in the context of financing for sustainable development for the Addis Ababa conference in July 2015

a policy paper by Nicholas Stern about 2 months ago

Paper asserts that overseas aid to support developing countries should be interwoven with efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change. It claims that efforts to separate the two could be deeply damaging. read more »


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World leaders missed chance to tackle climate change, says economist

World leaders missed chance to tackle climate change, says economist

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern 3 days ago

World leaders missed the perfect opportunity to tackle climate change during the global economic crisis, according to the influential economist and academic Lord Stern. read more »


Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

a mention in the media for Kai Monheim 7 days ago

4 Green Business, 25 March 2015



Fossiele brandstoffen krijgen 10 miljoen euro subsidies per minuut

Fossiele brandstoffen krijgen 10 miljoen euro subsidies per minuut

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern 7 days ago

Express.be, 21 May


Agir ensemble pour le climat… et pour la croissance

Agir ensemble pour le climat… et pour la croissance

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern 7 days ago

Commentary article by Nicholas Stern and Jean-Pascal Tricoire. read more »


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