All pages with keywords: temperature

Understanding interpersonal violence: the impact of temperatures in Mexico

Understanding interpersonal violence: the impact of temperatures in Mexico

a working paper by François Cohen, Fidel Gonzalez 19 January, 2018

This research investigates how and why high temperature has an effect on criminality, using data from Mexico. It suggests that the additional crimes committed on hot days are due to changes in time use and habits by both criminals and their victims during times of high temperature. read more »


Does choice of drought index influence estimates of drought-induced cereal losses in India?

Does choice of drought index influence estimates of drought-induced cereal losses in India?

a working paper by Francisco Pereira Fontes, Ashley Gorst, Charles Palmer 28 August, 2017

This research suggests that by using a more flexible measure of droughts policy-makers could more effectively shape policy responses relating to climate adaptation and more accurately identify agricultural locations more vulnerable to climate change. 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 »


Grantham Workshop | Antoine Dechezleprêtre: ‘Temperatures, mortality and income inequality in Mexico’

Grantham Workshop | Antoine Dechezleprêtre: ‘Temperatures, mortality and income inequality in Mexico’

Grantham Workshop Antoine Dechezleprêtre 10 Jun 2015

Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.


Met Office slays myth that global warming has stopped

Press release 26 January, 2015

Responding to the publication today (26 January 2015) by the UK Met Office of figures showing that 2014 was jointly with 2010 the hottest year globally since records began in … read more »


RSS – Sol Hsiang – “Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States”

Research Seminar Serie 28 Jan 2015

Sol Hsiang of UC Berkeley will be the speaker for this seminar. Sol will be discussing his paper “Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States” … read more »


Temperature goals heat China climate talks

Temperature goals heat China climate talks

a commentary by Nicola Ranger, Alex Bowen 5 October, 2010

The Conservative party conference in Birmingham may be the focus of UK politics this week, but government representatives will be taking part in crucial discussions in China that could have … read more »