All pages with keywords: climate change

Uncertainty and ambiguity in environmental economics: conceptual issues

a working paper by Geoffrey Heal, Antony Millner 26 September, 2017

In this paper, the authors’ treatment of uncertainty in environmental applications is motivated by two leading examples: climate change and biodiversity loss. They argue that in these cases uncertainty is sufficiently far-reaching that standard decision-making tools such as expected utility theory may no longer capture important aspects of our uncertainty preferences. Richer models of decision-making, which allow us to express lack of confidence in our information, may be more desirable. 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 »


Grantham Workshop | Declan Conway ‘Climate change and water security’

Grantham Workshop | Declan Conway ‘Climate change and water security’

Grantham Workshop Declan Conway 18 Jan 2017

Declan Conway, a Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. This seminar … read more »


Climate change, development, poverty and economics

Climate change, development, poverty and economics

a working paper by Sam Fankhauser, Nicholas Stern 17 October, 2016

Putting the SDGs and Paris Agreement together, the agreements of 2015 have given us, for the first time, a global agenda for sustainable development applying to all countries. This paper sets out the implications of this agenda, and climate change in particular, for development economics and development policy. read more »


RSS | Olivier Deschenes ‘Weather, climate change, and death in India’

Research Seminar Serie 7 Jun 2017

Olivier Deschenes, Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will be the speaker at this event. He will present his upcoming paper ‘Weather, Climate … read more »


CISPS | Climate change, inequality and social policy

CISPS | Climate change, inequality and social policy

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Ian Gough 3 Nov 2016

The first of this new seminar series will feature Prof. Ian Gough, Visiting Professor at CASE and Associate at Grantham. read more »


Energy services

a research article by Roger Fouquet 1 July, 2016

Fouquet, Roger (2016). In: Durlauf, Steven N. and Blume, Lawrence E., (eds.) The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan.


Climate stories: Why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

a research article by Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth 11 March, 2016

Public perceptions of the climate debate predominantly frame the key actors as climate scientists versus sceptical voices; however, it is unclear why climate scientists and sceptical voices choose to participate … read more »


The effects of climate change on financial stability, with particular reference to Sweden

a policy report by Alex Bowen, Simon Dietz 26 February, 2016

This report is part of Finansinspektionen´s (FI’s) response to a request from the Swedish government to “Analyse and in a written report outline how environmental and climate change may affect … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Ian Gough ‘Climate change, inequality and the recomposition of consumption’

Grantham Workshop | Ian Gough ‘Climate change, inequality and the recomposition of consumption’

Grantham Workshop Ian Gough 3 Feb 2016

Ian Gough, Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of Bath, will be the speaker for this seminar. … read more »


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