All pages with keywords: climate impacts

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 »


Eric Strobl – Natural Disasters and Plant Survival: the impact of the Kobe earthquake

Research Seminar Serie 9 Oct 2013

Speaker: Eric Strobl, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris read more »


Errors in estimates of the aggregate economic impacts of climate change

Errors in estimates of the aggregate economic impacts of climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 2 April, 2014

With the publication this week of the contribution of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to the Fifth Assessment Report, I can reveal details of my … read more »



What are the potential impacts of climate change for the UK?

Temperatures in the UK have risen by about one degree since the 1970s and, given the levels of greenhouse gas already in the atmosphere, further warming is inevitable over the … read more »


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