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Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

a research article by Sam Fankhauser, Frank Jotzo  10 October, 2017

Energy is needed for economic growth, and access to cheap, reliable energy is an essential development objective. Historically most incremental energy demand has been met through fossil fuels; however, … read more »


Subjective measures of climate resilience: What is the added value for policy and programming?

Subjective measures of climate resilience: What is the added value for policy and programming?

a research article by Abbie Clare, Rebecca Graber, Lindsey Jones, Declan Conway  26 September, 2017

Subjective approaches to resilience measurement are gaining traction as a complementary approach to the standard frameworks that typically contain objective measures. Proponents suggest that subjective approaches may add value … read more »


Does choice of drought index influence estimates of drought-induced cereal losses in India?

Does choice of drought index influence estimates of drought-induced cereal losses in India?

a working paper by Francisco Pereira Fontes, Ashley Gorst, Charles Palmer  28 August, 2017

This research suggests that by using a more flexible measure of droughts policy-makers could more effectively shape policy responses relating to climate adaptation and more accurately identify agricultural locations more vulnerable to climate change. 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  15 May, 2017

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 »


Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy

a working paper by Sam Fankhauser, Frank Jotzo  23 March, 2017

Energy is needed for economic growth, and access to cheap, reliable energy is an essential development objective. However, in the future access to fossil fuel-based energy will need to be … read more »


Evolving discourses on water resource management and climate change in the Equatorial Nile Basin

Evolving discourses on water resource management and climate change in the Equatorial Nile Basin

a research article by Declan Conway  12 March, 2017

Transboundary water resources management in the Equatorial Nile Basin (EQNB) is a politically contested issue. There is a growing body of literature examining water-related discourses which identifies the ability … read more »


Using Adaptation Insurance to Incentivize Climate-change Mitigation

Using Adaptation Insurance to Incentivize Climate-change Mitigation

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni  10 February, 2017

Effective responses to climate change may demand a radical shift in human lifestyles away from self-interest for material gain, towards self-restraint for the public good. The challenge then lies … read more »


Resilience in the global food system

Resilience in the global food system

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni  9 February, 2017

Ensuring food security requires food production and distribution systems function throughout disruptions. Understanding the factors that contribute to the global food system’s ability to respond and adapt to such … read more »


Tenure security, human capital and soil conservation in an overlapping generation rural economy

Tenure security, human capital and soil conservation in an overlapping generation rural economy

a research article by Shaikh Eskander, Edward barbier  6 February, 2017

We develop an overlapping generation model of rural agricultural households to examine whether tenure security and subsistence needs influence the choice between unexploited topsoil and investment in children’s human … read more »


The cost of adapting to climate change: evidence from the US residential sector

The cost of adapting to climate change: evidence from the US residential sector

a working paper by François Cohen, Matthieu Glachant, Magnus Söderberg  1 February, 2017

Using household-level data from the American Housing Survey, this paper assesses the cost of adapting housing to temperature increases. The authors account for both energy use adjustments and capital adjustments through investments in weatherization and heating and cooling equipment. read more »


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