All pages with keywords: climate impacts

A global-level model of the potential impacts of climate change on child stunting via income and food price in 2030

A global-level model of the potential impacts of climate change on child stunting via income and food price in 2030

a research article by Mook Bangalore 26 September, 2018

Background In 2016, 23% of children (155 million) aged <5 were stunted. Global-level modeling has consistently found climate change impacts on food production are likely to impair progress on … read more »


Recommendations for improving the treatment of risk and uncertainty in economic estimates of climate impacts in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report

Recommendations for improving the treatment of risk and uncertainty in economic estimates of climate impacts in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report

a research article by Thomas Stoerk, Gernot Wagner, Bob Ward 1 August, 2018

Large discrepancies persist between projections of the physical impacts of climate change and economic damage estimates. These discrepancies increase with increasing global average temperature projections. Based on this observation, … read more »


The changing shape of local climates

The changing shape of local climates

a research article by David Stainforth 19 July, 2018

Article explores the local consequences of global climate change and the implications for decisions about how to adapt. Earth Magazine, July 2018


Do natural disasters change savings and employment choices? Evidence from Pakistan

Do natural disasters change savings and employment choices? Evidence from Pakistan

a working paper by Shaikh Eskander, Sam Fankhauser, Shikha Jha, Samavia Batool, Ayesha Qaisrani 12 February, 2018

This research investigates the economic response of rural households in Pakistan to natural disasters, particularly the extent to which they adjust their savings and income strategies in response to floods. read more »


Michael Gove MP

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs should prioritise UK climate resilience

a commentary by Bob Ward, Victoria Druce 31 July, 2017

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), with Michael Gove MP at the helm, must focus on building the UK’s resilience to growing risks from climate impacts. Climate … read more »


Flawed analysis of the impacts of climate change

Flawed analysis of the impacts of climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 30 September, 2015

Bob Ward (Policy and Communications Director) questions the analysis made by Richard Tol in a blog post where the later suggsted that the overall economic impacts of climate change might be positive. read more »


Response to report on the impact of climate change on London’s economy

Press release 23 July, 2015

Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director, comments on a new report published by the Economy Committee of the London Assembly. read more »


White House report understates impact of climate change

White House report understates impact of climate change

in the news Bob Ward 7 August, 2014

Bob Ward argues that the recent White House report on potential economic impacts of delaying action on climate change underestimated these impacts. read more »


A wakeup call on the impacts of climate change

A wakeup call on the impacts of climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 23 April, 2014

Financial Times – subscription required.


Errors in estimates of the aggregate economic impacts of climate change – Part II

Errors in estimates of the aggregate economic impacts of climate change – Part II

a commentary by Bob Ward 15 April, 2014

In a previous commentary, I outlined my interactions with Professor Richard Tol about some errors in his work. I provide here further details of those errors and my interactions with Professor Tol, … read more »