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From individual fuzzy cognitive maps to agent based models: modelling multi-factorial and multi-stakeholder decision-making for water scarcity

From individual fuzzy cognitive maps to agent based models: modelling multi-factorial and multi-stakeholder decision-making for water scarcity

a working paper by Sara Mehryar, Richard Sliuzas, Nina Schwarz, Ali Sharifi, Martin van Maarseveen  27 August, 2019

The authors of this paper develop an integrated modelling methodology combining an Agent-Based Model with Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping and use it to simulate impacts of policy options addressing the problems of water scarcity for a farming community in Rafsanjan, Iran. read more »


Uncertainty in geomorphological responses to climate change

Uncertainty in geomorphological responses to climate change

a research article by David Stainforth  24 August, 2019

Successful adaptation to climate change at regional scales can often depend on understanding the nature of geomorphological responses to climate change at those scales. Here we use evidence from landscapes … read more »


Turning the corner on US power sector CO2 emissions – a 1990-2015 state level analysis

Turning the corner on US power sector CO2 emissions – a 1990-2015 state level analysis

a research article by Thomas Stoerk  14 August, 2019

Total CO2 emissions from the United States power sector increased over the period 1990–2005, but peaked soon after, and by 2015 they had declined by 20% compared to 2005. This … read more »


Designing a process for assessing climate resilience in Tanzania’s Rufiji river basin

Designing a process for assessing climate resilience in Tanzania’s Rufiji river basin

a policy publication by Declan Conway, Christian Siderius  7 August, 2019

This brief introduces the concept of climate information and reasons for its use in major decisions about water, energy and agriculture, including new infrastructure investments. read more »


Carbon taxes and stranded assets: Evidence from Washington state

Carbon taxes and stranded assets: Evidence from Washington state

a working paper by Stefano Carattini, Suphi Sen  6 August, 2019

The authors of this paper show that while a convergence towards relatively high carbon prices is more than welcome from a climate perspective, central banks and other agencies responsible for financial stability may need to play close attention to such development. read more »


Global lessons for the UK in carbon taxes

Global lessons for the UK in carbon taxes

a policy publication by Josh Burke, Rebecca Byrnes, Sam Fankhauser  2 August, 2019

This policy brief analyses global trends in carbon taxation and differences in tax design around the world to draw out lessons for the design of a possible new carbon tax for the UK, as the country plans how to meet its ambitious new net-zero emissions target and how it prices carbon after Brexit. read more »


The future of carbon pricing: Consultation response

The future of carbon pricing: Consultation response

a policy publication by Josh Burke, Baran Doda, Luca Taschini, Linus Mattauch  2 August, 2019

This written evidence was submitted on 12 July 2019 to the joint consultation into ‘The future of carbon pricing’, being carried out by the UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments, and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland. read more »


Handbook on green growth

Handbook on green growth

a book by Roger Fouquet  1 August, 2019

Economies around the world have arrived at a critical juncture: to continue to grow fuelled by fossil fuels and exacerbate climate change, or to move towards more sustainable, greener, growth. … read more »


Assessing future climate change impacts in the EU and the USA: insights and lessons from two continental-scale projects

Assessing future climate change impacts in the EU and the USA: insights and lessons from two continental-scale projects

a research article by James Rising  26 July, 2019

Climate change will impact many economic sectors and aspects of natural and human wellbeing. Quantifying these impacts as they vary across regions, sectors, time, and social and climatological scenarios supports … read more »


Measuring wealth, delivering prosperity

Measuring wealth, delivering prosperity

a policy publication by Dimitri Zenghelis, Matthew Agarwala  25 July, 2019

Initial report by the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge for the Wealth Economy Project on how to improve economic measurement in order to guide effective economic policymaking. read more »