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Novel and improved insurance instruments for risk reduction

Novel and improved insurance instruments for risk reduction

a working paper by Swenja Surminski, Florence Crick, Jillian Eldridge, Paul Hudson, Jeroen Aerts, Wouter Botzen, Jaroslav Mysiak, Carlos Dionisio Pérez-Blanco, Francisco Rego, Robin Nicolai, Carlos Neto, Reinhard Mechler, António Macedo, Anna Lorant, Conceição Colaço about 4 hours ago

Managing risk and adapting to climate change is essential to minimise the losses and damages during and after disasters and extreme weather events. Several risk management approaches exist, … read more »


International and sectoral variation in energy prices 1995-2011: how does it relate to emissions policy stringency?

International and sectoral variation in energy prices 1995-2011: how does it relate to emissions policy stringency?

a working paper by Misato Sato, Stefania Lovo, Gregor Singer, Damien Dussaux 5 days ago

New research analsying major trends in global energy prices and the extent to which energy prices are a good proxy for emissions policy stringency. New dataset available. read more »


Delegation and public pressure in a threshold public goods game: theory and experimental evidence

Delegation and public pressure in a threshold public goods game: theory and experimental evidence

a working paper by Alessandro Tavoni, Jungmin Lee, Doruk İriş 10 days ago

The provision of global public goods, such as climate change mitigation and managing fisheries to avoid overharvesting, requires the coordination of national contributions. read more »


The human capital transition and the role of policy

The human capital transition and the role of policy

a working paper by Ralph Hippe, Roger Fouquet 13 days ago

Paper seeks to investigate how industrialised economies managed to achieve the transition from low to high levels of human capital, and goes on to identify lessons for green growth. read more »


The ‘optimal and equitable’ climate finance gap

The ‘optimal and equitable’ climate finance gap

a working paper by Alex Bowen, Emanuele Campiglio, Sara Herreras Martinez 14 days ago

This study uses a number of Integrated Assessment Models to determine what the optimal financial transfers between high-income and developing economies would be if climate mitigation costs were to be divided equally across regions. 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 13 hours ago

Headline Issue Since 2010 the UK has made good progress towards creating a climate-resilient and low-carbon economy. But challenges remain in ensuring that the full risks and costs of high-carbon … 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 4 days 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 7 days 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 »


China’s ‘new normal

China’s ‘new normal': better growth, better climate

a policy paper by Nicholas Stern, Fergus Green 10 days ago

Paper analyses China’s economic and policy trends and its use of fossil fuels and finds that it is likely that China’s coal use has already passed a structural peak. read more »


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The management of multilateral negotiations: lessons from UN climate negotiations

a policy paper by Kai Monheim about 1 month ago

The 2009 Conference of Parties (COP 15) in Copenhagen, which aimed to deliver a first-ever comprehensive global climate deal, ended without agreement in part because of poor management … read more »


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Ipso proves impotent at curbing the Mail’s climate misinformation

In the news about 2 hours ago

Guardian, 27 March


Next UK government should reform complex energy taxes and depoliticise energy infrastructure investment

Press release about 4 hours 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 … read more »


New study concludes that claims about ‘green jobs’ cannot yet be assessed by governments

New study concludes that claims about ‘green jobs’ cannot yet be assessed by governments

Press release 4 days ago

Governments cannot yet evaluate whether ‘green’ policies are creating or destroying jobs due to a lack of data and poor methods, according to a new report. read more »


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Nicholas Stern warns against rigid separation of aid and climate finance

Press release 7 days ago

Governments should not create a rigid separation between their overseas aid for supporting development and their financial support to help developing countries tackle climate change, Nicholas Stern has warned in a new policy paper. read more »


Britain’s climate sceptics’ dishonest tactics need to stop

Britain’s climate sceptics’ dishonest tactics need to stop

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 10 days ago

A New Statesman opinion article by Policy and Communications Director, Bob Ward, argues that lobbying by UK climate change ‘sceptics’, even those with an apparently technical background, is motivated by politics. read more »


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