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Future climate projections for Malawi

a policy report by Neha Mittal, Katharine Vincent, Declan Conway, Emma Archer van Garderen, Joanna Pardoe, Martin Todd, Richard Washington, Christian Siderius, David Mkwambisi  27 October, 2017

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Malawi, using results from the latest available climate model simulations. The UMFULA research team of the Future Climate for Africa … read more »


The energy costs of historic preservation

a working paper by Christian Hilber, Charles Palmer, Edward Pinchbeck  16 October, 2017

This research investigates the impact of historical preservation policies in England (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) on domestic energy consumption, finding that the policies limit energy consumption savings. read more »


Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies

Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin, Myra Mohnen  13 October, 2017

Government policy in support of innovation often varies across technology areas. An important example are climate change policies that typically try to support so-called clean technologies that avoid greenhouse gas pollution and hamper dirty technologies that are associated with polluting emissions. This paper explores the economic consequences of such policy moves in the short run. read more »


Correspondence between Bob Ward and the Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP

Correspondence between Bob Ward and the Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP

a briefing note by Bob Ward  13 October, 2017

Correspondence between Bob Ward and the Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Chair of the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology. In the correspondence Bob Ward asserts that Graham Stringer MP cited … read more »


Correspondence between Bob Ward and Graham Stringer MP

Correspondence between Bob Ward and Graham Stringer MP

a briefing note by Bob Ward  13 October, 2017

Correspondence between Bob Ward and Graham Stringer MP, member of the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology. The correspondence relates to a letter to ‘The Times’ and an article in the ‘Daily Mail’, from Graham Stringer MP, which were published on 20 September. In the correspondence Bob Ward asserts the MP misrepresented the findings of the paper on ‘Emission budgets and pathways consistent with limiting warming to 1.5˚C’ by Richard Millar and co-authors, which was published in ‘Nature Geoscience’ on 18 September. read more »


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 »


Promoting flood risk reduction: The role of insurance in Germany and England

Promoting flood risk reduction: The role of insurance in Germany and England

a research article by Swenja Surminski  5 October, 2017

Improving society’s ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from flooding requires integrated, anticipatory flood risk management (FRM). However, most countries still focus their efforts on responding to … read more »


From agenda-setting to implementation: The role of multisectoral partnerships in addressing urban climate risks

From agenda-setting to implementation: The role of multisectoral partnerships in addressing urban climate risks

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Hayley Leck  5 October, 2017

Multisectoral partnerships (MSPs) form an increasingly popular and important part of the global climate and disaster risk governance landscape, but the literature offers little critical investigation of this phenomenon. … read more »


Geoengineering at the ‘edge of the world’: exploring perceptions of ocean fertilization through the Haida Salmon Restoration Corporation

Geoengineering at the ‘edge of the world’: exploring perceptions of ocean fertilization through the Haida Salmon Restoration Corporation

a working paper by Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Mike Hulme  28 September, 2017

This paper describes an opportunistic case study of the 2012 Haida Salmon Restoration Corporation’s ocean fertilization project. read more »


The effects of home energy efficiency upgrades on social housing tenants: evidence from Ireland

a working paper by Bryan Coyne, Sean Lyons, Daire McCoy  28 September, 2017

This research examines the impact of a home energy efficiency upgrade programme on social housing tenants, drawing from a sample from a large home energy efficiency programme in Ireland, the SEAI Better Energy Communities Scheme. read more »


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