All pages with keywords: public health

Met Office should name heatwaves to convey their dangers

Press release 23 July, 2019

Greater risk of deadly heatwaves due to climate change is not being taken seriously enough, says Grantham Research Institute The Met Office must do more to warn people about the … read more »

Heatwave conditions could cause over 100 deaths in UK this week

Press release 26 June, 2019

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science warned today (Wednesday 26 June 2019) that heatwave conditions across many … read more »

Crop diversification and child health: empirical evidence from Tanzania

a research article by Stefania Lovo 15 February, 2019

Malnutrition is recognized as a major issue among low-income households in developing countries with long-term implications for economic development. Recently, crop diversification has been considered as a strategy to … read more »

Is climate change denial in the ‘Daily Mail’ killing its readers?

a commentary by Bob Ward 10 December, 2018

The UK Office for National Statistics has revealed that there were several hundred extra deaths in England and Wales during this summer’s heatwave. The statistical bulletin on ‘Excess winter mortality … read more »

Comment on public health emergency in summer 2018 as official new figures show hundreds died during heatwave in England and Wales

Press release 30 November, 2018

Commenting on the publication today (30 November 2018) by the Office of National Statistics of the ‘Excess winter mortality in England and Wales: 2017 to 2018 (provisional) and 2016 to … read more »

Survey sponsor effects on the willingness to pay for mortality risk reductions

Survey sponsor effects on the willingness to pay for mortality risk reductions

a working paper by Marcelo Lima 22 August, 2017

This research shows that when the monetary value people place on their health is measured by surveys, the type of institution sponsoring those surveys has an effect on that value. read more »

Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

a working paper by François Cohen, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 15 May, 2017

In this paper the authors examine the heterogeneous impact of temperature shocks on mortality across income groups in Mexico using individual death records (1998–2010) and Census data. read more »

CISPS | The health co-benefits of the low-carbon economy

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar 16 Feb 2017

The Health Co-benefits of the low carbon economy Professor Paul Wilkinson, London School of Medicine and Tropical Hygiene Can the co-benefits of climate action help to deliver social equity? Dr … read more »

RSS | Nicolai V. Kuminoff ‘Hazed and confused: air pollution, dementia, and financial decisions’

Research Seminar Serie 10 May 2017

Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Arizona State University, will be the speaker at this event. Abstract: We track millions of Americans across space and time … read more »

Grantham Workshop | Sefi Roth ‘The contemporaneous effect of indoor air pollution on cognitive performance’

Grantham Workshop 14 Oct 2015

Sefi Roth, a Fellow in Environmental Economics at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. He will present his paper: “The Contemporaneous Effect of Indoor Air Pollution … read more »