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Loss and Damage from Climate Change

Loss and Damage from Climate Change

a book by Swenja Surminski  30 November, 2018

This book provides an authoritative insight on the Loss and Damage discourse by highlighting state-of-the-art research and policy linked to this discourse and articulating its multiple concepts, principles and methods. … read more »


Flood Insurance and Flood Risk Reduction

Flood Insurance and Flood Risk Reduction

a book by Swenja Surminski  30 September, 2018

The rapid increase in losses from flooding underlines the importance of risk reduction efforts to prevent or at least mitigate the damaging impacts that floods can bring to communities, businesses, … read more »


Climate change adaptation among female-led micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in semiarid Areas: a case study from Kenya

Climate change adaptation among female-led micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in semiarid Areas: a case study from Kenya

a book by Joanes Atela, Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Florence Crick  23 July, 2018

Chapter published in the Handbook of Climate Change Resilience This chapter contributes to the literature on private sector adaptation by empirically exploring how female-led micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSMEs) … read more »


National Governance The state’s role in steering polycentric action

a book by Joana Setzer, Michal Nachmany  30 April, 2018

Setzer, J., and Nachmany, M. 2018. National Governance The state’s role in steering polycentric action. In: Jordan, A., Huitema, D., van Asselt, H. & Forster, J. (eds). Governing Climate Change: … read more »


Fiscal underpinnings for sustainable development in China

Fiscal underpinnings for sustainable development in China

a book by Ehtisham Ahmad  1 January, 2018

This book collects high-quality papers on issues related to the rebalancing strategy in China, new clean cities as “hubs’’, liability management, and involving the private sector, including through PPPs, with … read more »


Trends in climate change legislation

A deepening understanding of the importance of climate change has caused a recent and rapid increase in the number of climate change or climate-related laws. Trends in Climate Change Legislation … read more »


The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development

a book by Sam Fankhauser, Tom McDermott  8 September, 2016

Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most … read more »


‘Decarbonisation, innovation and the economics of climate change’

‘Decarbonisation, innovation and the economics of climate change’

a book by Dimitri Zenghelis  6 August, 2016

Zenghelis, D., Chapter 12 in ‘Redefining Capitalism’ August 2016. Michael Jacobs (Editor) and Mariana Mazzucato (Editor), 2016, Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-119-12095-7. External link to publisher


Realising the ‘triple dividend of resilience’ –  A new business case for disaster risk management

Realising the ‘triple dividend of resilience’ – A new business case for disaster risk management

a book by Swenja Surminski  1 March, 2016

This book develops a new business case for investment based on the multiple dividends of resilience. This looks beyond only avoided losses (the first dividend) to the wider benefits gained … read more »


Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change

a book by Nicholas Stern  1 April, 2015

Nicholas Stern argues that the risks and costs of climate change are worse than estimated in the landmark Stern Review in 2006—and far worse than implied by standard economic models. read more »