Publications





Tipping and reference points in climate change games

Working paper by Alessandro Tavoni, Doruk İriş on 20 May 2016

We live in a world characterized by discontinuities, where thresholds for abrupt and irreversible change are omnipresent, both in economic and ecological dynamics. Such thresholds, often referred to as tipping … read more »



Virtual Water Flows in the EU27: A Consumption-based Approach

Research article by Jouni Paavola, Dabo Guan, Rosa Duarte, Ana Serrano on 19 May 2016

The use of water resources has traditionally been studied by accounting for the volume of water removed from sources for specific uses. This approach focuses on surface and groundwater only and it ignores that international trade of products with substantial amounts of embodied water can have an impact on domestic water resources. Using current economic […]


Multinational and large national corporations and climate adaptation: are we asking the right questions? A review of current knowledge and a new research perspective

Research article by Alina Averchenkova, Florence Crick, Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Hayley Leck, Swenja Surminski on 19 May 2016

Adapting to climate change requires the engagement of all actors in society. Until recently, the predominant research focus has been on governments, communities, and the third sector as key actors … read more »