All pages with keywords: risk
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 »
On the relationship between personal experience, affect and risk perception: The case of climate change.
European Journal of Social Psychology, 2014. Online. Abstract Examining the conceptual relationship between personal experience, affect, and risk perception is crucial in improving our understanding of how emotional and cognitive … read more »
Enhance – Partnership for Risk Reduction
Mechler, R. Bouwer, R.M., Linnerooth-Bayer, J., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Aerts, J.C.J.H., Surminski, S., Williges, K. (2014): Managing unnatural disaster risk from climate extremes. Nature Climate Change 4, 235–237 (2014) External link to … read more »
We expose the benefits and limitations of the Bayesian Network approach, weather index insurance as an adaptation measure and climate simulations as a source of quantitative predictive information. Current climate model output is shown to be of limited value and difficult to use by index insurance practitioners. The method presented, however, is shown to be an effective tool for testing pricing assumptions and could feasibly be employed in the future to incorporate multiple sources of climate data. read more »
Assessing agricultural risks of climate change in the 21st century in a global gridded crop model intercomparison
Rosenzweig, C., Elliott, J., Deryng, D., et al. (2014). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(9), pp.3268–3273.
The new flood insurance scheme will not cope with rising flood risk due to climate change and building in floodplains
LSE British Politics and Policy Blog, 20 September 2013
In: Dupuy, P-M., Viñuales, J. E. (eds.) Harnessing foreign investment to promote environmental protection. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 228-250.
Bangwayo-Skeete, P. F., Bezabih, M. and Zikhali, P. (2012). Natural Resources Forum, 36: 263–273.
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 »