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Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

a working paper by Stefano Carattini, Andrea Baranzini, Philippe Thalmann, Frédéric Varone, Frank Vöhringer 4 days ago

Turning greenhouse gas emissions pledges into domestic policies is the next challenge for governments. We address the question of the acceptability of cost-effective climate policy in a real-voting setting. First, … read more »


The transnationalisation of law: rethinking law through transnational environmental regulation

The transnationalisation of law: rethinking law through transnational environmental regulation

a working paper by Veerle Heyvaert 5 days ago

This working paper argues that the rise of transnational regulation has a transformative impact on law. It examines the field of transnational environmental regulation to show that its proliferation challenges … read more »


Forward-looking flood insurance? (Zukunftsorientierte Flutversicherung?)

Forward-looking flood insurance? (Zukunftsorientierte Flutversicherung?)

a research article by Swenja Surminski 11 days ago

Thoughts on the introduction of flood re in the United Kingdom. read more »


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Strengthening insurance partnerships in the face of climate change – insights from an agent-based model of flood insurance in the UK

a working paper by Florence Crick, Katie Jenkins, Swenja Surminski 16 days ago

Multisectoral partnerships are increasingly being mentioned as a mechanism to deliver and improve disaster risk management. Yet, partnerships are not a panacea and more research is required to understand the … read more »


Economic growth and agricultural land conversion under uncertain productivity improvements in agriculture

Economic growth and agricultural land conversion under uncertain productivity improvements in agriculture

a working paper by Bruno Lanz, Simon Dietz, Tim Swanson 22 days ago

We study how stochasticity in the evolution of agricultural productivity interacts with economic and population growth, and the associated demand for food. We use a two-sector Schumpeterian model of growth, … read more »


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The importance of looking forward to manage risks: submission to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Nicholas Stern 20 days ago

Submission made to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, which was set up in December 2015 by the Financial Stability Board to “develop voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures … read more »


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Inclusion of Consumption of carbon intensive materials in emissions trading – An option for carbon pricing post-2020

A project led jointly by Climate Strategies and DIW Berlin has been exploring whether inclusion of domestic sales of selected energy intensive commodities (e.g. steel) in domestic emission trading schemes … read more »


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UK climate change policy: how does it affect competitiveness?

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Chris Duffy about 2 months ago

The Committee on Climate Change has recommended that setting a target to reduce UK emissions of greenhouse gases to an average of 57 per cent below their 1990 … read more »


Letter to Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

Letter to Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

a policy report by Bob Ward about 2 months ago

Letter from Bob Ward to the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office, in relation to the exemption for universities and research institutes from the UK Government’s new ‘anti-lobbying’ clause. In … read more »


Submission to the inquiry on ‘Future flood prevention’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Submission to the inquiry on ‘Future flood prevention’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

a policy paper by Swenja Surminski about 3 months ago

This is a submission by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of … read more »


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RI Europe 2016: Ten-point set of voluntary standards for ESG data launched

RI Europe 2016: Ten-point set of voluntary standards for ESG data launched

a mention in the media for Simon Dietz 2 days ago

How can investors assess companies’ low carbon strategies? Are companies making a sufficient contribution to the goals of a low carbon economy? The Transition Pathway Initiative will help investors address these questions. read more »


Global Environmental Change journal sees boost in Impact Factor

Global Environmental Change journal sees boost in Impact Factor

an announcement featuring Declan Conway 5 days ago

Global Environmental Change, whose co-editor-in-chief is Delcan Conway, saw a 5.679 increase in its Impact Factor during 2015. Global Environmental Change is a peer-reviewed international journal publishing high quality, theoretically … read more »


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Tse-Ling Teh awarded prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize

an announcement featuring Tse-Ling Teh 9 days ago

Tse-Ling Teh, a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute has been awarded the prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize for her dissertation “Governing Uncertainty: Financial Policies for Risk”. The prize is … read more »


AERE Summer Conference: Papers on Developing Countries

AERE Summer Conference: Papers on Developing Countries

a mention in the media for Teevrat Garg 9 days ago

Round-up papers on Developing Countries presented at the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Summer Conference. 15 June 2016.


When disaster strikes, who pays for the impacts of climate change?

When disaster strikes, who pays for the impacts of climate change?

a mention in the media for Swenja Surminski 18 days ago

Insurance is not always the most suitable solution when it comes to paying for the impacts of climate change writes Swenja Surminski read more »


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