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Estimating the economic impact of the permafrost carbon feedback

Estimating the economic impact of the permafrost carbon feedback

a research article by Louise Kessler 19 days ago

The permafrost carbon feedback (PCF) is not currently taken into account in economic assessments of climate change, yet it could have important implications for the social cost of carbon (SCC) … read more »


‘Climate Change Laws of the World’ technical presentation of the database, and trends in climate legislation

‘Climate Change Laws of the World’ technical presentation of the database, and trends in climate legislation

a conference presentation by Michal Nachmany 21 days ago

These slides were presented during the ‘Webinar | Climate Change Laws of the World – global trends in legislation and litigation’ which was held on 5 June 2017. A video … read more »


Be who you ought or be who you are? Environmental framing and cognitive dissonance in going paperless

Be who you ought or be who you are? Environmental framing and cognitive dissonance in going paperless

a working paper by Greer Gosnell about 1 month ago

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 »


Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

a working paper by François Cohen, Antoine Dechezleprêtre about 1 month ago

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 »


Ambiguity and Insurance: Capital Requirements and Premiums

Ambiguity and Insurance: Capital Requirements and Premiums

a research article by Simon Dietz, Oliver Walker about 2 months ago

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 »


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Territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: agro-silvopastoral case study in the Ferlo region (In French)

Territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: agro-silvopastoral case study in the Ferlo region (In French)

a policy report by Florence Crick 27 days ago

Governance of climate change at the territorial level is critical if decision makers are to gain awareness of the realities that communities affected by the impacts of climate change face, … read more »


Integrated territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: case study of an integrated territorial climate plan for the Dakar region (In French)

Integrated territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: case study of an integrated territorial climate plan for the Dakar region (In French)

a policy report by Florence Crick 27 days ago

One of the biggest challenges the world faces today is climate change. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa remain among the most vulnerable to its negative effects, mainly because the economic activities … read more »


The climate impact of quantitative easing

The climate impact of quantitative easing

a policy paper by Sini Matikainen, Emanuele Campiglio, Dimitri Zenghelis 30 days ago

Both climate change and the low-carbon transition are likely to have deep implications for the functioning and stability of the macro financial system. The discussion of possible risks … read more »


Science for disaster risk management 2017: knowing better and losing less

Science for disaster risk management 2017: knowing better and losing less

a policy report by Swenja Surminski about 1 month ago

This report is the result of the multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary networking process and represents the combined effort of more than two hundred, mostly European, experts. It will support the integration … read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2017 update

a policy report by Michal Nachmany, Samuel Fankhauser, Joana Setzer, Alina Averchenkova about 2 months ago

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 »


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Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know

Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 8 days ago

In this commentary article Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, says the lethal risks of extreme weather in the UK are under-reported and government must stop cutting public awareness funds. read more »


Nicholas Stern made Companion of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Announcement 9 days ago

Professor Lord Stern of Brentford, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, has been made a … read more »


A large body of academic studies suggest climate change policies have had only a very small impact on competitiveness

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 21 days ago

President Trump claimed that the Paris Agreement on climate change “disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries”. This commentary highlights a number of recent research papers which show no evidence for such claims. read more »


US utilities under pressure to cut emissions further

US utilities under pressure to cut emissions further

a mention in the media for Simon Dietz 21 days ago

FT, 7 June 2017


Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: what next for international climate policy?

a commentary by Robert Falkner 23 days ago

How damaging is Trump’s move to the Paris Agreement and international climate policy? And what can be done to contain the ‘Trump effect’? read more »


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