All pages with keywords: climate change

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 »


Seminar | Climate change adaptation and urbanization: A review of recent empirical findings

Seminar 29 May 2015

Matthew Kahn, a Professor in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, will be the speaker for this seminar.


Climate Shock: It’s Not Over ’til the Fat Tail Zings

Public Lecture 9 Mar 2015

Grantham Research Institute public lecture Gernot Wagner, lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund and Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs at the Columbia School of International … read more »


Professor Nicholas Stern – Climate change and risk

Professor Nicholas Stern – Climate change and risk

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern 21 Jan 2013

Part 1 In part one of this lecture, Professor Stern outlines the evidence on the science and risks of climate change. He provides an introduction to the science of climate … read more »


Maria Dickinson – Extinction Risk and Climate Change

Seminar 12 Jan 2011

Part of the LSE-Imperial Grantham PhD Seminar Series in the Michaelmas term. Speaker: Maria Dickinson Link to publication


Professor Masako Ikefuji – Climate Change, Economic Growth, and Health

Seminar 24 Mar 2011

Seminar on paper that studies the interplay between climate, health, and the economy in a stylised world with four heterogeneous regions, labelled ‘West’ (cold and rich), ‘China’ (cold and poor), … read more »