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Integrated territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: case study of an integrated territorial climate plan for the Dakar region (In French)

Integrated territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: case study of an integrated territorial climate plan for the Dakar region (In French)

a policy report by Florence Crick  1 June, 2017

One of the biggest challenges the world faces today is climate change. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa remain among the most vulnerable to its negative effects, mainly because the economic activities … read more »


The climate impact of quantitative easing

The climate impact of quantitative easing

a policy paper by Sini Matikainen, Emanuele Campiglio, Dimitri Zenghelis  30 May, 2017

Note that an 8-page policy brief for decision-makers that draws on the full 36-page paper is available.  Headline issue Both climate change and the low-carbon transition are likely to have … read more »


Be who you ought or be who you are? Environmental framing and cognitive dissonance in going paperless

Be who you ought or be who you are? Environmental framing and cognitive dissonance in going paperless

a working paper by Greer Gosnell  22 May, 2017

This paper explores the potential for environmental information and dissonance-inducing messaging to encourage resourceful behaviour, following a study of customers of a renewable energy provider in the UK. It uses … read more »


Science for disaster risk management 2017: knowing better and losing less

Science for disaster risk management 2017: knowing better and losing less

a policy report by Swenja Surminski  17 May, 2017

This report is the result of the multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary networking process and represents the combined effort of more than two hundred, mostly European, experts. It will support the integration … read more »


Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

a working paper by François Cohen, Antoine Dechezleprêtre  15 May, 2017

In this paper the authors examine the heterogeneous impact of temperature shocks on mortality across income groups in Mexico using individual death records (1998–2010) and Census data. read more »


Ambiguity and Insurance: Capital Requirements and Premiums

Ambiguity and Insurance: Capital Requirements and Premiums

a research article by Simon Dietz, Oliver Walker  9 May, 2017

Many insurance contracts are contingent on events such as hurricanes, terrorist attacks, or political upheavals, whose probabilities are ambiguous. This article offers a theory to underpin the large body … read more »


Climate negotiators’ and scientists’ assessments of the climate negotiations

a research article by Astrid Dannenberg, Sonja Zitzelsberger, Alessandro Tavoni  9 May, 2017

Paper analyses the perceived success of the climate negotiations in a sample of 656 experts involved in international climate policy. read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2017 update

a policy report by Michal Nachmany, Sam Fankhauser, Joana Setzer, Alina Averchenkova  9 May, 2017

This report summarises key trends in climate change legislation and litigation. It is the sixth stock-take in a series of global Climate Legislation Studies that dates back to 2010. read more »


Fit for the future – The reform of flood insurance in Ireland: resolving the data controversy and supporting climate change adaptation

Fit for the future – The reform of flood insurance in Ireland: resolving the data controversy and supporting climate change adaptation

a policy paper by Swenja Surminski  8 May, 2017

This paper provides suggestions to inform the current debates about flood insurance and climate adaptation in Ireland, proposing a radical shift away from the current approach to collecting and sharing flood risk data. read more »


A bargaining experiment on heterogeneity and side deals in climate negotiations

A bargaining experiment on heterogeneity and side deals in climate negotiations

a research article by Greer Gosnell, Alessandro Tavoni  5 May, 2017

The recent global climate change agreement in Paris leaves a wide gap between pledged and requisite emissions reductions in keeping with the commonly accepted 2 °C target. A recent strand of … read more »


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