Building narratives to characterise uncertainty in regional climate change through expert elicitation

Working paper by Suraje Dessai, Ajay Gajanan Bhave, Cathryn Birch, Declan Conway, Luis Garcia-Carreras, John Paul Gosling, Neha Mittal, David Stainforth on 12 Jan 2018

The study shows that through expert elicitation, process-based narratives enable climate scientists to characterise deep uncertainty in future rainfall change. The method is applied to the Indian Summer Monsoon, focusing on the Cauvery river basin in Karnataka, Southern India.

Trends in climate change legislation

Book by Michal Nachmany, Sam Fankhauser, Alina Averchenkova, Mook Bangalore, Alex Bowen, Abbie Clare, Caterina Gennaioli, Fergus Green, Sini Matikainen, Isabella Neuweg, Joana Setzer on 1 Jan 2018

A deepening understanding of the importance of climate change has caused a recent and rapid increase in the number of climate change or climate-related laws. Trends in Climate Change Legislation offers an astute analysis of the political, institutional and economic factors that have motivated this surge, placing it into context. By focusing the analysis on […]

Health impacts of climate change and health and social inequalities in the UK

Research article by Jouni Paavola on 23 Dec 2017

This article examines how social and health inequalities shape the health impacts of climate change in the UK, and what the implications are for climate change adaptation and health care provision. The evidence generated by the other articles of the special issue were interpreted using social justice reasoning in light of additional literature, to draw […]