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Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee on ‘Heatwaves: Adapting to Climate Change’

Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee on ‘Heatwaves: Adapting to Climate Change’

a briefing note by Bob Ward  13 June, 2018

This submission to the Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry on ‘Heatwaves: Adapting to Climate Change’ focuses on the importance of communicating with the public to raise awareness of the increasing incidence of heatwaves. read more »


Letter to Professor Pörtner and Professor Roberts (Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group II)

Letter to Professor Pörtner and Professor Roberts (Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group II)

a briefing note by Thomas Stoerk, Gernot Wagner, Bob Ward  3 June, 2018

Letter to the Co-Chairs of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which draws their attention to a new paper, to be published in the journal ‘Review … read more »


Investing in a just transition: Why investors need to integrate a social dimension into their climate strategies and how they could take action

a policy paper by Nick Robins, Vonda Brunsting, David Wood  1 June, 2018

This discussion paper explores why investors should contribute to the ‘just transition’ as the world’s economy decarbonises, and how they can do so. It is the first output of the … read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2018 snapshot

a briefing note by Michal Nachmany, Joana Setzer  30 April, 2018

This brief summarises the most recent trends in climate change litigation and legislation, now with global coverage. read more »


China, the world and the next decade: better growth, better climate

a policy paper by Ehtisham Ahmad, Isabella Neuweg, Nicholas Stern  26 April, 2018

This paper argues that China’s agenda of internal reform towards strong, clean and inclusive growth is heavily linked to its actions in its major trading partner countries, especially those associated with the Belt and Road Initiative. read more »


MSRI Brief: Subjective approaches to measuring resilience

a policy report by Abbie Clare  24 April, 2018

Dr. Abbie Clare, Dr. Lira Sagynbekova and Mr. Akyl Rahmanberdi uluu April 2018 External link to publication


Micro, small and medium size enterprises, climate change risks and insurance: reflections on the use of insurance for climate adaptation

Micro, small and medium size enterprises, climate change risks and insurance: reflections on the use of insurance for climate adaptation

a policy report by Swenja Surminski, Joel Hankinson  19 April, 2018

Surminski, S. and Hankinson, J. In: Schaer, C., Kuruppu, N. (eds) (2018) Private-sector action in adaptation: Perspectives on the role of micro, small and medium size enterprises. UNEP DTU Partnership, Copenhagen. External link … read more »


Supporting adaptation to climate change among businesses and households in semi-arid lands: an agenda for the Talanoa Dialogue

Supporting adaptation to climate change among businesses and households in semi-arid lands: an agenda for the Talanoa Dialogue

This briefing note submits learning to the Talanoa Dialogue process from PRISE on supporting private adaptation to climate change by households and businesses in semi-arid lands. read more »


Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

a briefing note by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Joana Setzer  5 April, 2018

This submission to the Talanoa Dialogue covers themes of climate legislation, institutions and governance, and the credibility of climate change commitments. read more »


10 years of the UK Climate Change Act – Summary

10 years of the UK Climate Change Act – Summary

a briefing note by Sam Fankhauser, Alina Averchenkova, Jared J. Finnegan  5 April, 2018

This policy brief is a condensed version of our report on the Climate Change Act, summarising lessons for the UK and other countries, on how climate change legislation is best structured to be effective. read more »


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