All pages with keywords: Resilience

Submission to the Environment Agency’s consultation on the Draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

a policy publication by Swenja Surminski, Viktor Roezer, Sara Mehryar, Rebecca Byrnes, Bob Ward, Josh Burke 17 October, 2019

This submission was made to the Environment Agency’s consultation on its draft strategy for flood and coastal risk management in England, and draws on the Grantham Research Institute’s work and expertise over many years in this area. read more »


Addressing the impacts of climate change through an effective Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage

Addressing the impacts of climate change through an effective Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage

a policy publication by Rebecca Byrnes, Swenja Surminski 16 October, 2019

This paper is a submission to the second review of the Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) on Loss and Damage under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will take place at COP25 in December. The submission looks at the Loss and Damage policy debate, how it relates to other international frameworks and efforts in the areas of mitigation, adaptation, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development, and identifies how the WIM can be most effective. read more »


Submission to Call for Evidence on Flooding and Coastal Erosion by Defra

a policy publication by Swenja Surminski, Viktor Roezer, Sara Mehryar, Rebecca Byrnes 9 October, 2019

This paper summarises the Institute’s submission to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ call for evidence on policy direction to prepare the UK for flooding and coastal erosion, drawing on a decade of work by the Grantham Research Institute with the insurance industry and policymakers addressing issues around climate change and adaptation. read more »


Climate change governance in Tanzania: challenges and opportunities

a policy publication by Michal Nachmany 22 October, 2018

The policy brief outlines the key governance challenges Tanzania faces in implementing its climate policies, describes the drivers of and barriers to climate-relevant policy processes, and concludes with policy recommendations. read more »


Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

a research article by Sascha Kollenberg, Luca Taschini 1 November, 2016

Emissions Trading Systems (ETSs) with fixed caps lack provisions to address systematic imbalances in the supply and demand of permits in response to economic shocks. This paper proposes a new mechanism which adjusts the allocation of permits based on the current bank of permits to create a dynamic system of permit allocation. read more »


Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the UK

Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the UK

a commentary by Nicola Ranger 31 January, 2011

The first set of reports from public bodies setting out what they are doing to adapt to the impacts of climate change on the UK was published by the Department for … read more »