All pages with keywords: Climate change impacts

Estimating the economic impact of the permafrost carbon feedback

Estimating the economic impact of the permafrost carbon feedback

a research article by Louise Kessler 9 June, 2017

The permafrost carbon feedback (PCF) is not currently taken into account in economic assessments of climate change, yet it could have important implications for the social cost of carbon (SCC) … read more »


Regional disparities in the beneficial effects of rising CO2 concentrations on crop water productivity

Regional disparities in the beneficial effects of rising CO2 concentrations on crop water productivity

a research article by Declan Conway 18 April, 2016

Rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations ([CO2]) are expected to enhance photosynthesis and reduce crop water use. However, there is high uncertainty about the global implications of these effects for future … read more »


Louise Kessler

Estimating the economic impact of the permafrost carbon feedback

a working paper by Louise Kessler 14 December, 2015

The permafrost carbon feedback is not currently taken into account in economic assessments of climate change, yet it could have important implications for the social cost of carbon and the … read more »


Rob Elliott – Climate Change and the Impact of Typhoons on Economic Activity in China

Research Seminar Serie 5 Dec 2012

Speaker: Rob Elliott, University of Birmingham read more »


Professor Arthur Petersen – Munich RS Seminar: Improving the IPCC’s Uncertainty Management in Assessing Climate Change, Impacts and Response

Seminar 13 May 2010

Speaker: Professor Arthur Petersen, director of the Methodology and Modelling Programme at the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL), and Munich Re Programme visiting professor, LSE


Towards a Convention for Persons Displaced by Climate Change

Grantham Workshop 6 Mar 2009

The effects of climate change – including rising sea levels, heavier floods, more frequent and severe storms, and drought – will cause large-scale human displacement. Although precise figures cannot be … read more »


LSE Space for Thought lecture series: Seven Years to Save the Planet?

LSE Space for Thought lecture series: Seven Years to Save the Planet?

Policy Seminar Simon Dietz 20 Nov 2008

The Space for Thought lecture series celebrated the completion of the New Academic Building and was supported by the LSE Annual Fund. Chair: Dr Simon Dietz, deputy director at the … read more »


Roundtable discussions: LSE Climate Change Network

Roundtable discussions: LSE Climate Change Network

Grantham Workshop Nicholas Stern, Lenny Smith 20 Jun 2007

This first roundtable included talks by Lord Nicholas Stern, ‘The Economics of Climate Change: the challenge for industry’, and by Professor Leonard Smith, ‘Climate Modelling in Decision Support: coping with … read more »



Leaders not plugged in to climate change reality

Leaders not plugged in to climate change reality

a commentary by Bob Ward 2 July, 2012

From Mr Bob Ward. Sir, Your excellent editorial “Learning to live in a changing climate” (July 2) was quite right to question the suggestion by Rex Tillerson, chief executive of … read more »