The structural shift to green services: A two-sector growth model with public capital and open-access resources
An expansion of economic activities with low impact on ecological resources is a crucial component of the transition to a low-carbon society. “Green” structural change is analysed here through a model with a “progressive” manufacturing sector and a “stagnant” service sector. read more »
As increasingly complex modelling approaches to quantifying embodied carbon in trade have become popular, the lack of disaggregation has been identified as a key weakness. This paper quantifies embodied carbon in bilateral trade at the product level. read more »
Endogenous growth, convexity of damages and climate risk: how Nordhaus’ framework supports deep cuts in carbon emissions
Endogenous growth, convexity of damages and climate risk: how Nordhaus’ framework supports deep cuts in carbon emissions read more »
The psychological and social factors that may contribute to and inhibit sustainable change in the context of tourist and traveller behaviour. read more »
On the relationship between personal experience, affect and risk perception: The case of climate change.
European Journal of Social Psychology, 2014. Online. Abstract Examining the conceptual relationship between personal experience, affect, and risk perception is crucial in improving our understanding of how emotional and cognitive … read more »
Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries?
This paper analyses the link between income and adaptation to climate events theoretically and empirically. read more »
This article introduces a new methodology to estimate climate exposure at the household’s level with the standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index (SPEI) as its building block. As the probability distribution of … read more »
Hippe, R. 2014. Economies et sociétés, AF, v. 49, pp. 1233-1267.
Beyond urban-rural boundaries: Encouraging inter-municipal collaboration for climate change adaptation in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Chapter 5 in Steele,W., Alizadeh, T., Eslami-Andargoli, L., and Serrao-Neumann, S (eds) Planning Across Borders in a Climate of Change, Routledge: London.