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Does adaptation to climate change provide food security? A micro-perspective from Ethiopia

Does adaptation to climate change provide food security? A micro-perspective from Ethiopia

a working paper by Salvatore di Falco  25 May, 2010

We examine the driving forces behind farmers’ decisions to adapt to climate change, and the impact of adaptation on farmers’ food production. We investigate whether there … read more »


Modern management: good for the environment or just hot air?

Modern management: good for the environment or just hot air?

a research article by Ralf Martin  19 May, 2010

We use an innovative methodology to measure management practices in over 300 manufacturing firms in the UK. We then match this management data to production and energy usage information … read more »


Business and global climate governance: a neo-plurist perspective. Business and Global Governance

Business and global climate governance: a neo-plurist perspective. Business and Global Governance

a research article by Robert Falkner  19 May, 2010

Business plays a critical role in global climate politics; this is widely agreed upon in international relations and political economy. Whether we should view business primarily as blocking political … read more »


The Climate Competitiveness Index 2010

The Climate Competitiveness Index 2010

a policy publication by Dimitri Zenghelis  18 May, 2010

UNEP/Accountability (Contributor) May – External link to publication


Low-carbon innovation in the UK: evidence from patent data

Low-carbon innovation in the UK: evidence from patent data

a policy publication by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin  10 April, 2010

UK policy makers increasingly see new technologies related to the mitigation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as a potential source of income growth for the UK economy. In this study, … read more »


The outcomes of Copenhagen: The negotiations and the Accord

The outcomes of Copenhagen: The negotiations and the Accord

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova  30 March, 2010

UNDP Environment & Energy Group climate Policy series, March 2010 – Download report from external website (PDF)


A Lockean defence of grandfathering emission rights

A Lockean defence of grandfathering emission rights

a research article by Luc Bovens  19 March, 2010

Reference Bovens, L. 2010. A Lockean defence of grandfathering emission rights (forthcoming). The Ethics of Global Climate Change [Denis Arnold (ed.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.


Evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence gathering? Biofuels, the EU and the 10% target

Evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence gathering? Biofuels, the EU and the 10% target

a research article by Amelia Sharman  18 March, 2010

The 2009 Renewable Energy Directive mandates European Union member-states’ road transport fuel to comprise a minimum of 10% renewable content by 2020. This target is expected to be met … read more »


Prosperity Without Growth

Prosperity Without Growth

a policy publication by Dimitri Zenghelis  18 March, 2010

Sustainable Development Commission’s Publication, 2010 (Contributor) – External link to publication


Environmental policy and the economic downturn

Environmental policy and the economic downturn

a research article by Alex Bowen, Nicholas Stern  18 March, 2010

This paper considers how environmental policies should respond to macroeconomic downturns. It first explores the implications of the global economic downturn of 2008–9 for environmental policies, focusing in particular … read more »