All pages with keywords: risk

The climate beta

The climate beta

a working paper by Simon Dietz, Louise Kessler, Christian Gollier 28 June, 2016

This paper examines the question of whether fighting climate change has the additional advantage of reducing the aggregate risk borne by future generations. This raises the question of the ‘climate beta’, i.e. the elasticity of climate damages with respect to a change in aggregate consumption. read more »


Innovation, risk and government: perspectives and principles from the social sciences

a policy publication by Nicholas Stern, Fergus Green, Rodney Boyd, Reuben Finighan 19 November, 2014

The interplay between innovation and risk, and the social interactions between public and private sectors, are critical in fostering innovation and determining its effectiveness. read more »


Why is Boris Johnson promoting climate change “sceptics”?

Why is Boris Johnson promoting climate change “sceptics”?

a commentary by Bob Ward 1 August, 2012

On Thursday, Boris Johnson will host the second of the Mayor of London 2012 Debates, which he claims are “London’s intellectual contribution to the [Olympic] Games”, and “will help define … read more »