All pages with keywords: adaptation

Designing the next generation of climate adaptation research for development

Designing the next generation of climate adaptation research for development

a research article by Lindsey Jones, Blane Harvey, Logan Cochrane, Declan Conway, Bernard Cantin, Rosalind J. Cornforth, Ken De Souza, Amy Kirbyshire 23 November, 2017

This paper presents an agenda for the next generation of climate adaptation research for development. The agenda is based on insights from a dialogue session held at the 2016 Adaptation Futures conference as well as drawing on the collective experience of the authors. read more »


How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal

How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal

a working paper by Florence Crick, Shaikh Eskander, Sam Fankhauser, Mamadou Diop 9 November, 2017

This paper investigates the extent to which, and how, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in poor countries are adapting to climate risks, finding that the ability of firms to respond depends on factors that can be shaped through policy intervention. read more »


Michael Gove MP

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs should prioritise UK climate resilience

a commentary by Bob Ward, Victoria Druce 31 July, 2017

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), with Michael Gove MP at the helm, must focus on building the UK’s resilience to growing risks from climate impacts. Climate … read more »


Territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: agro-silvopastoral case study in the Ferlo region (In French)

Territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: agro-silvopastoral case study in the Ferlo region (In French)

a policy report by Florence Crick 1 June, 2017

Governance of climate change at the territorial level is critical if decision makers are to gain awareness of the realities that communities affected by the impacts of climate change face, … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Joanna Pardoe ‘Climate change and the water-energy-food nexus: Policy and practice in Tanzania’

Grantham Workshop | Joanna Pardoe ‘Climate change and the water-energy-food nexus: Policy and practice in Tanzania’

Grantham Workshop Joanna Pardoe 21 Jun 2017

Joanna Pardoe, a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. A full abstract … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Ralph Winkler ‘The intricacy of adapting to climate change: flood protection as a local public goods game’

Grantham Workshop 29 Mar 2017

Ralph Winkler, Associate Professor for Microeconomics: Environmental and Climate Economics at the Department of Economics and the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research University of Bern, will be the speaker … read more »


Using Adaptation Insurance to Incentivize Climate-change Mitigation

Using Adaptation Insurance to Incentivize Climate-change Mitigation

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni 10 February, 2017

Effective responses to climate change may demand a radical shift in human lifestyles away from self-interest for material gain, towards self-restraint for the public good. The challenge then lies … read more »


The cost of adapting to climate change: evidence from the US residential sector

The cost of adapting to climate change: evidence from the US residential sector

a working paper by François Cohen, Matthieu Glachant, Magnus Söderberg 1 February, 2017

Using household-level data from the American Housing Survey, this paper assesses the cost of adapting housing to temperature increases. The authors account for both energy use adjustments and capital adjustments through investments in weatherization and heating and cooling equipment. read more »


Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya

Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya

a working paper by Florence Crick, Mamadou Diop, Momadou Sow, Birame Diouf, Babacar Diouf, Joseph Muhwanga, Muna Dajani 16 December, 2016

Climate change poses increasing risks to economic growth and development efforts across the world. Semi-arid regions (SARs) are one of the hotpots that have been identified by the Intergovernmental Panel … read more »


Investigating the risk reduction potential of disaster insurance across Europe

Investigating the risk reduction potential of disaster insurance across Europe

a research article by Swenja Surminski 2 December, 2016

Surminski, Swenja (2016) Investigating the risk reduction potential of disaster insurance across Europe. The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Issues and Practice . ISSN 1018-5895


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