All pages with keywords: poverty

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 »


Public lecture | Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency and promise of tackling climate change

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern 3 Jun 2015

Nicholas Stern discusses how the transition to a low-carbon economy and rapid structural transformations to the world economy provide a story of growth and poverty reduction that is attractive and sustainable. read more »


Conference Announcement – Registration now open

3 February, 2015

Title: “Green Growth and the New Industrial Revolution” Date: Thursday 26 March 2015 Venue: Royal Society of Arts, London Keynote Speakers Professor Cameron Hepburn, University of Oxford Simon Upton, Environment Director, … read more »