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 »


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 »


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 »


Dr Robert Falkner – International relations and global action on climate change

Dr Robert Falkner – International relations and global action on climate change

Public Lecture Robert Falkner 4 Feb 2013

In this lecture, Dr Robert Falkner explores the challenges of international action on climate change from the perspective of politics and international relations. This talk includes an introduction to international … read more »


Rhyme and reason, reflections on climate change

Public Lecture 6 Mar 2014

by the Grantham Research Institute and Cape Farewell, award-winning poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz was joined by special guests Deanna Rodger, Raymond Antrobus, Zia Ahmed and David Buckland … read more »


Transparency is needed in climate change research

Transparency is needed in climate change research

a commentary by Bob Ward 29 September, 2010

Financial Times – registration is required.


Environmental policy, government, and the market

Environmental policy, government, and the market

a research article by Cameron Hepburn 18 July, 2010

Environmental policy is made in a context of both market failure and government failure. On the one hand, leaving environmental protection to the free market, relying on notions of … read more »