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 […]

Climate change and the water–energy–food nexus: insights from policy and practice in Tanzania

by Joanna Pardoe, Declan Conway, Emilinah Namaganda, Katharine Vincent, Andrew J. Dougill, Japhet J. Kashaigili on 6 Dec 2017

Using document analysis and key informant interviews, this article examines how climate change is addressed in policy, how it is being mainstreamed into water, energy and agriculture sector policies and the extent to which cross-sectoral linkages enable coordinated action. These questions are addressed through a case study of Tanzania, highlighting broader lessons for other developing countries, particularly those in SSA facing similar challenges. read more »