All pages with keywords: london

Crime is in the air: the contemporaneous relationship between air pollution and crime

a working paper by Malvina Bondy, Sefi Roth, Lutz Sager 26 April, 2018

Using data for London, this research finds that elevated levels of air pollution have a positive and statistically significant impact on overall crime – and therefore that improving air quality in urban areas through tighter environmental policy may provide a cost-effective way to reduce crime. read more »


From agenda-setting to implementation: The role of multisectoral partnerships in addressing urban climate risks

From agenda-setting to implementation: The role of multisectoral partnerships in addressing urban climate risks

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Hayley Leck 5 October, 2017

Multisectoral partnerships (MSPs) form an increasingly popular and important part of the global climate and disaster risk governance landscape, but the literature offers little critical investigation of this phenomenon. … read more »


Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model

Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Florence Crick 28 March, 2017

Jenkins, K., Surminski, S., Hall, J. and Crick, F. (2017) Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model. Science of the … read more »


RSS | Mark Pelling ‘Megacity transitions in the adaptation-development nexus’

Research Seminar Serie 22 Feb 2017

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 »


Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: an agent-based model approach

a working paper by Katie Jenkins, Swenja Surminski, Jim Hall, Florence Crick 8 February, 2016

Flooding is the costliest natural disaster worldwide. In the UK flooding is listed as a major risk on the National Risk Register with surface water flooding the most likely cause … 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 »