All pages with keywords: Agriculture

How to price carbon to reach net-zero emissions in the UK

a policy publication by Josh Burke, Rebecca Byrnes, Sam Fankhauser 22 May, 2019

This report explains the importance of pricing carbon as a key component of any strategy to reach net-zero emissions in the UK, setting out how the price may differ sector to sector and how to incentivise negative emissions. read more »


UK Government should create market for greenhouse gas removals and increase carbon prices for businesses to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Press release 22 May, 2019

To achieve ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Government should create a market for so-called ‘negative emissions’ that result from the removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, … read more »


Does choice of drought index influence estimates of drought-induced cereal losses in India?

Does choice of drought index influence estimates of drought-induced cereal losses in India?

a working paper by Francisco Pereira Fontes, Ashley Gorst, Charles Palmer 28 August, 2017

This research suggests that by using a more flexible measure of droughts policy-makers could more effectively shape policy responses relating to climate adaptation and more accurately identify agricultural locations more vulnerable to climate change. 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 »


Risk preferences and voluntary agri-environmental schemes: does risk aversion explain the uptake of the Rural Environment Protection Scheme?

Risk preferences and voluntary agri-environmental schemes: does risk aversion explain the uptake of the Rural Environment Protection Scheme?

a working paper by Xavier Vollenweider, Salvatore di Falco 30 May, 2011

The lowering of trade barriers under the successive reforms of the pillar I of the Common Agricultural Policy, the opening of the commodity markets to an … read more »


The impact of risk on inequality: evidence from the Irish agricultural sector

The impact of risk on inequality: evidence from the Irish agricultural sector

a working paper by Xavier Vollenweider 26 May, 2011

The goal of the present paper is to test the hypothesis that risk has an impact on inequality. Many studies investigating the behaviour of farmers under … read more »