All pages with keywords: poverty

Integrating social protection and climate change adaptation: A review

a research article by Janna Tenzing 11 November, 2019

Policymakers are increasingly interested in how social protection is evolving in the context of climate change. This review assesses what the literature tells us about its role in facilitating adaptation … read more »


Financing climate change and sustainable growth

Financing climate change and sustainable growth

a policy publication by Nicholas Stern 7 November, 2019

Presentation given by Nicholas Stern at the Pledging Conference for GCF’s First Replenishment 24–25 October 2019. In the presentation Professor Lord Nicholas Stern outlines how well designed sustainable  infrastructure can be pro growth, pro poor, and pro climate. read more »


Responding with urgency: the role of UK aid in combating climate change

a commentary by Patrick Curran 9 May, 2019

Patrick Curran considers the findings of a new parliamentary report on UK aid for combating climate change. read more »


Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam

Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam

a research article by Mook Bangalore 26 October, 2018

With 70% of its population living in coastal areas and low-lying deltas, Vietnam is highly exposed to riverine and coastal flooding. This paper conducts a “stress-test” and examines the exposure … read more »


Bjorn Lomborg’s lukewarmer misinformation about climate change and poverty

a commentary by Bob Ward 30 August, 2018

On 27 August, the ‘New York Post’ published an article by Dr Bjorn Lomborg that was filled with misrepresentations and false claims, under the headline ‘How the war on climate … read more »


The multifaceted relationship between environmental risks and poverty: new insights from Vietnam

The multifaceted relationship between environmental risks and poverty: new insights from Vietnam

a research article by Mook Bangalore 5 April, 2018

Despite complex interlinkages, insights into the multifaceted relationship between environmental risks and poverty can be gained through an analysis of different risks across space, time and scale within a single … read more »


Households and heat stress: estimating the distributional consequences of climate change

Households and heat stress: estimating the distributional consequences of climate change

a research article by Mook Bangalore 12 March, 2018

Recent research documents the adverse causal impacts on health and productivity of extreme heat, which will worsen with climate change. In this paper, we assess the current distribution of heat … read more »


Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty: assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts

Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty: assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts

a research article by Mook Bangalore 2 March, 2018

People living in poverty are particularly vulnerable to shocks, including those caused by natural disasters such as floods and droughts. This paper analyses household survey data and hydrological riverine flood … read more »


Well-being dynamics and poverty traps

a working paper by Christopher Barrett, Teevrat Garg, Linden McBride 20 January, 2016

This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical evidence on single and multiple equilibria poverty traps at the macro, meso, and, especially, micro levels. read more »


Public lecture | Ecosystem services and poverty alleviation

Public Lecture 2 Feb 2016

Department of Geography and Environment and Grantham Research Institute public lecture Introduced and chaired by Professor Giles Atkinson When and how do ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation in developing … read more »