All pages with keywords: pollution

(Not so) Gently down the stream: river pollution and health in Indonesia

(Not so) Gently down the stream: river pollution and health in Indonesia

a working paper by Teevrat Garg, Stuart Hamilton, Jacob Hochard, Evan Plous, John Talbot 6 April, 2016

Waterborne diseases are the leading cause of mortality in developing countries. We emphasize a previously ignored cause of diarrhea – upstream river bathing. Using newly constructed data on upstream-downstream hydrological … read more »


Pollution and Mortality in the 19th Century

Seminar 30 Mar 2015

Professor W. Walker Hanlon considers evidence that industrial pollution had an important effect on mortality in the second half of the 19th century. read more »


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 »


Professor Jennifer Clapp – The Worldwide Anti-Plastics Shift: bags, bottles and global environmental governance

Professor Jennifer Clapp – The Worldwide Anti-Plastics Shift: bags, bottles and global environmental governance

Public Lecture Robert Falkner 18 Mar 2009

Chair: Dr Robert Falkner, senior lecturer in international relations at LSE Speaker: Professor Jennifer Clapp, University of Waterloo, Ontario


The effect of environmental decentralization on polluting industries in India

The effect of environmental decentralization on polluting industries in India

a working paper by Stefania Lovo 1 January, 2014

This paper examines the unintended effects of the 2006 reform of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process in India using firm-level data for the period 1998-2012. … read more »