Publications




The risk of corporate lock-in to future physical climate risks: the case of flood risk in England and Wales

Working paper by Shilpita Mathews, Viktor Rözer, Swenja Surminski on 22 Nov 2021

Using the example of flood risk in England and Wales, this study looks at both the evidence for and drivers of business lock-ins to the physical risks from climate change. The findings show that decisions made today can lock businesses into future risk trajectories that may be difficult and costly to change.


Are ‘green’ jobs good jobs? How lessons from the experience to-date can inform labour market transitions of the future

by Anna Valero, Sabrina Muller on 28 Oct 2021

Efforts are growing to quantify and characterise the ‘green economy’, and to identify opportunities to be seized and challenges to be overcome in the transition to net-zero. This report and accompanying policy brief shed light on the quantity and quality of current green labour markets, to inform policy action and future research.






Organisational preparedness for the physical risks of climate change in the UK: headline findings from a UK-wide survey (April–May 2021)

Policy publication by Denyse S. Dookie, Declan Conway, Suraje Dessai on 12 Oct 2021

This report presents the headline findings from a national survey of UK-based organisations’ perceptions about adapting to a changing climate, providing insights into a wide range of factors affecting organisational and sectoral perspectives on preparedness, risk and adaptation.