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The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

a working paper by Maria Waldinger  19 May, 2015

This synthesis paper informs the development community about the effects of climate change on migration patterns within and out of developing countries, concentrating on the economic aspects of migration. Empirical … read more »


Reflections on the current debate on how to link flood insurance and disaster risk reduction in the European Union

Reflections on the current debate on how to link flood insurance and disaster risk reduction in the European Union

a research article by Swenja Surminski  27 April, 2015

Surminski, Swenja, Aerts, Jeroen C. J. H., Botzen, Wouter, Hudson, Paul, Mysiak, Jaroslav and Pérez-Blanco, Carlos Dionisio (2015) Reflections on the current debate on how to link flood insurance and … read more »


Assessing the Relationship Between Human Well-being and Ecosystem Services: A Review of Frameworks

Assessing the Relationship Between Human Well-being and Ecosystem Services: A Review of Frameworks

a research article by Matthew Agarwala, Giles Atkinson, Susana Mourato  21 April, 2015

Agarwala, M., Atkinson, G., Palmer Fry, B., Homewood, K. Mourato, S. Rowcliffe, J.M., Wallace, G., and Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2014) In: Conservation and Society 12(4): 437-449. Abstract Focusing on the most … read more »


Climate stories: why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

Climate stories: why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

a working paper by Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth  21 April, 2015

This paper explores the polarised debate between climate scientists and sceptical voices. It concludes that focusing on overlapping rationales, such as a sense of duty to publicly engage and recognition that political factors are a key topic of disagreement, as well as encouraging individuals to think critically about their own beliefs, may help to encourage constructive discussion and reduce polarisation. read more »


The climate beta

The climate beta

a working paper by Simon Dietz, Louise Kessler, Christian Gollier  15 April, 2015

This paper examines the question of whether fighting climate change has the additional advantage of reducing the aggregate risk borne by future generations. This raises the question of the ‘climate beta’, i.e. the elasticity of climate damages with respect to a change in aggregate consumption. read more »


Crop productivity and adaptation to climate change in Pakistan

Crop productivity and adaptation to climate change in Pakistan

a working paper by Ashley Gorst, Ben Groom, Ali Dehlavi  10 April, 2015

This paper investigates whether there are productive benefits for farmers who adapt to climate change in Pakistan. read more »


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  30 March, 2015

In the context of natural disaster insurance and risk reduction this paper looks at how to assess existing insurance offerings and how to design new schemes. read more »


Understanding climate adaptation and transformation challenges in African cities

Understanding climate adaptation and transformation challenges in African cities

a research article by Hayley Leck  29 March, 2015

This critical assessment of climate adaptation and transformation challenges, agendas and actions across Africa draws on the principal findings and analyses of the papers in this special issue of COSUST. read more »


Book review |Climate Shock: The economic consequences of a hotter planet, by Gernot Wagner and Martin L. Weitzman

Book review |Climate Shock: The economic consequences of a hotter planet, by Gernot Wagner and Martin L. Weitzman

Swenja Surminski  26 March, 2015

Swenja Surminski on how the wait and see policy of businesses is not enough when it comes to global warming 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  25 March, 2015

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 »


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