All pages with keywords: development
Professor Sam Fankhauser and Dr Thomas McDermott host a panel debate to launch their new edited volume ‘The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development‘. The panel includes a number of the contributors to the … read more »
Mark Pelling, Professor of Geography at King’s College London, will be the speaker at this event. Abstract Large and megacities are crucibles of hazard, vulnerability and capacity. Dynamic social, economic … read more »
Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”
Grantham seminar introduced and chaired by Dimitri Zenghelis, Co-Head of Climate Policy at the Grantham Research Institute Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds … read more »
Driving sustainable development through better infrastructure: Key elements of a transformation program
Paper produced with The Brookings Institute and The New Climate Economy The U.N. Conference on Financing for Development at Addis Ababa provides a historic opportunity to reach consensus on a … read more »
Fankhauser, S. and D.W. Pearce (2014). Book chapter in: G. Atkinson, S. Dietz, E. Neumayer and M. Agarwala, eds. Handbook of Sustainable Development. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries?
This paper analyses the link between income and adaptation to climate events theoretically and empirically. read more »
Speaker: Alexander Pfaff, Duke University
Launch Lecture of UNCTAD Trade and Development Report Chair: Dr Ken Shadlen, reader in development studies at LSE Speaker: Heiner Flassbeck, director of the Division of Globalization and Development Strategies, … read more »
A symposium on climate change, organised by Lord Nicholas Stern, in association with the All Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group. Chair: The Lord Speaker Contributors: Lord Nicholas Stern, Lord Rees … read more »