Guest post: How to assess regional climate information for adaptation planning

The authors of this post discuss their recent paper which assesses the quality of state-of-the-art regional climate information intended to support climate adaptation decision-making. This is set against a backdrop of extreme weather events in the northern-hemisphere during the summer of 2021. Carbon Brief, 21 September 2021


Assessing the quality of state-of-the-art regional climate information: the case of the UK Climate Projections 2018

In this paper, we assess the quality of state-of-the-art regional climate information intended to support climate adaptation decision-making. We use the UK Climate Projections 2018 as an example of such information. Their probabilistic, global, and regional land projections exemplify some of the key methodologies that are at the forefront of constructing regional climate information for […]


Toward a sociology of climate risk

Hosted by Rebecca Elliott, Department of Sociology and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE…




Social discounting and the equity premium

This paper assembles a picture of the evolving research on and understanding of the equity premium and the issues it covers reinforce other arguments for discounting over time at a social time preference rate in climate change analysis.