Climate change policy, innovation and growth

Policy publication by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin on 18 Jan 2016

New clean technologies are urgently required to meet long-term global climate goals. Simulating the development of these technologies has become worldwide policy priority. This policy brief uses the … read more »

Barriers and enablers to the use of seasonal climate forecasts amongst organisations in Europe

Working paper by Marta Bruno Soares, Suraje Dessai on 15 Jan 2016

Seasonal climate forecasts (SCF) provide information about future climate variability that has the potential to benefit organisations and their decision-making. However, the production and availability of SCF does not guarantee its use in decision-making per se as a range of factors and conditions influence its use in different decision-making contexts. The aim of this paper […]

Flooded cities

Working paper by Adriana Kocornik-Mina on 15 Dec 2015

Does economic activity relocate away from areas that are at high risk of recurring shocks? We examine this question in the context of floods, which are among the costliest and … read more »