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Crop diversification and child health: empirical evidence from Tanzania

Crop diversification and child health: empirical evidence from Tanzania

a research article by Stefania Lovo about 9 hours ago

Malnutrition is recognized as a major issue among low-income households in developing countries with long-term implications for economic development. Recently, crop diversification has been considered as a strategy to … read more »


Adding fuel to fire? Social spillovers and spatial disparities in the adoption of LPG in India

a working paper by Suchita Srinivasan, Stefano Carattini 7 days ago

This paper investigates the role of ‘social spillovers’ – people learning from and imitating the behaviour of other people – in the adoption of new technologies, with a focus on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in India. The conclusions are important for policymakers seeking to hasten the switch to cleaner energy sources in developing countries. read more »


China’s national carbon emissions trading scheme: lessons from the pilot emission trading schemes, academic literature, and known policy details

China’s national carbon emissions trading scheme: lessons from the pilot emission trading schemes, academic literature, and known policy details

a research article by Thomas Stoerk 19 days ago

Upon completion, China’s national emissions trading scheme (C-ETS) will be the largest carbon market in the world. Recent research has evaluated China’s seven pilot ETSs launched from 2013 on, and … read more »


Mobility endowment and entitlements mediate resilience in rural livelihood systems

Mobility endowment and entitlements mediate resilience in rural livelihood systems

a research article by M.G.L. Tebboth, Declan Conway, W. Neil Adger 21 days ago

In economically marginal rural areas, choice in livelihood strategy such as decisions to move location mediates levels of individual and household resilience under conditions of environmental change. It is widely … read more »


Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Thomas Stoerk 29 days ago

This paper examines whether the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) has led companies to shift the location of production, thereby creating carbon leakage. read more »


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Investing in a just transition in the UK: How investors can integrate social impact and place-based financing into climate strategies

a policy publication by Nick Robins, Andy Gouldson, William Irwin, Andrew Sudmant 12 days ago

In the first report from the Investing in a Just Transition UK project, the authors explore the extent of the challenge to ensure that action on climate change supports an inclusive economy in the UK, efforts that are already underway, and what actions investors can take. It includes a regional case study of Yorkshire and the Humber. read more »


Letter from Bob Ward to the Rt Hon Sir Alan Moses

Letter from Bob Ward to the Rt Hon Sir Alan Moses

a policy publication by Bob Ward 22 days ago

This letter to the chair of the UK’s Independent Press Standards Organisation relates to a recent ruling on a complaint submitted by Bob Ward in July 2018. The complaint was … read more »


Remarks from Eddie Bernice Johnson (Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

a policy publication about 2 months ago

Remarks from Eddie Bernice Johnson (Ranking Member of the US Congressional House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) to the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union Communicating Climate Change: … read more »


Letter from Bob Ward to Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (Ranking Member US House Committee on Science, Space and Technology)

a policy publication about 2 months ago

In this letter Bob Ward invites the Congresswomen to support efforts by American climate researchers to engage with polticians on climate change.


Climate change and the just transition – A guide for investor action

a policy publication by Nick Robins, Vonda Brunsting, David Wood about 2 months ago

A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included within the Paris Agreement. This guide sets out how investors can address the social dimension of climate change and pursue the goal of a just transition as part of their core operating practices. read more »


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A personal and professional perspective on the school ‘climate strike’

a commentary by Michal Nachmany about 10 hours ago

At 11 o’clock this morning thousands of school students in the UK walked out of their lessons to demand increased action on climate change. My 14-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter … read more »


Climate change deniers trying to fool the public again about extreme weather

a commentary by Bob Ward about 11 hours ago

Climate change deniers in Britain are continuing to mislead the public and policy-makers by wrongly claiming that there has been no change in extreme weather over the past few decades … read more »


Brexit will not dent London’s green finance ambitions

Commentary 4 days ago

The structural shifts underway to tackle climate change and other environmental issues mean there is huge potential for further growth in green finance despite challenges ahead, writes Roger Gifford for the Sustainable Finance Leadership Series. read more »


New report shows how investors can take account of social impacts when financing action on climate change

Press release 12 days ago

UK investors have a “strategic opportunity” to ensure that the action on climate change that they are financing has a positive social impact across the country, according to a new … read more »


New £3.5m research network to support UK transition to a low-carbon economy

Press release 16 days ago

The Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry, will today (31 January 2019) launch an initiative to create a network of new and extended city climate commissions in Edinburgh, … read more »


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