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Project Publications and Policy Briefs

The work undertaken in the ClimateCost project has been summarised into a series of short technical policy briefs.  A number are available now and the rest will be available in late 2011.

Volume 1 - Europe

TPBN1 - European and Global Climate Change Projections

TPBN2 – Sea Level Rise

TPBN3 – River Floods

TPBN4 – Energy (Draft)

TPBN5 – Health (Draft)

TPBN6 – Ancillary Air Quality Benefits

TPBN7. Major Events and Tipping Elements.

Volume 1 has also been published as:

Watkiss, P (Editor), 2011.  The ClimateCost Project. Final Report. Volume 1: Europe. Published by the Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden, 2011. ISBN 978-91-86125-35-6.
Additional Policy Briefs

A number of other briefs are presented below.

PAGE09. Integrated Assessment Model. Summary Note.

The ClimateCost project co-funded the development of the new PAGE09 Integrated Assessment Model. More details are available in the Technical Paper.

Review of Costs and Benefits of Adaptation in Europe.

This early review note summarises the literature in Europe.

List of academic publications

David Anthoff, Richard S. J. Tol, and Gary W. Yohe (2009). Discounting for Climate Change. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 3, 2009-24. doi:10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2009-24,

David Anthoff, Steven Rose, Richard S. J. Tol, and Stephanie Waldhoff (2011). Regional and Sectoral Estimates of the Social Cost of Carbon: An Application of FUND. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal.  Economics Discussion Papers, No 2011-18.

Anthoff, D, S. Rose, R.S.J. Tol and S. Waldhoff (2011). The marginal damage costs of different greenhouse gases: An application of FUND. ESRI Working Paper 380.

Anthoff, D. and R.S.J. Tol (2010), Climate policy under fat-tailed risk: An application of FUND, ESRI Working Paper 348.

Bavera, D., R. Rojas, and L. Feyen, 2010. On the robustness of flood hazard assessment in a changing climate for Europe. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-12480

Sally Brown & Susan Hanson & Robert J. Nicholls  (2013. Implications of sea-level rise and extreme events around Europe: a review of coastal energy infrastructure. Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0996-9

Durant A, Le Quéré C, Hope C and Friend AD, 2011, "Economic value of improved quantification in global sources and sinks of carbon dioxide", Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 28 May 2011, vol. 369 no. 1943, 1967-1979.

Chris W. Hope (2011). The Social Cost of CO2 from the PAGE09 Model. Economics Discussion Papers, No 2011-39.

Hunt, A., and Watkiss, P. (2011). Climate change impacts and adaptation in cities: a review of the literature Climatic Change.  Special Issue: Understanding Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation at City Scale.  Volume 104, Number 1 (2011), 13-49, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-010-9975-6.

Lichter, M., Vafeidis, A.T., Nicholls, R.J., Kaiser, G., (2011). Exploring Data-Related Uncertainties in Analyses of Land Area and Population in the "Low-Elevation Coastal Zone" (LECZ). Journal of Coastal Research, Volume 27, Issue 4: pp. 757 – 768.

Narita, D., R. S. J. Tol and D. Anthoff (2010). "Economic costs of extratropical storms under climate change: an application of FUND." Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 53(3): 371-384.

Robert J. Nicholls, Natasha Marinova, Jason A. Lowe, Sally Brown, Pier Vellinga, Diogo de Gusmão, Jochen Hinkel and Richard S. J. Tol. (2011). Sea-level rise and its possible impacts given a 'beyond 4°C world' in the twenty-first century. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 2011 369, 161-181. doi: 10.1098/rsta.2010.0291

Pardaens, A., Lowe, J.A., Brown, S. and Nicholls, R.J.  and de Gusmão, D (2011). Sea level rise projections under a future scenario with large greenhouse gas emission reductions. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 38, L12604, doi:10.1029/2011GL047678, 2011

Rojas R., D. Bavera, and L. Feyen, 2011. On the value of bias correction to improve pan-European hydrological simulation of extreme events. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 13, EGU2011-5762.

Rojas, R., L. Feyen, A. Dosio, and D. Bavera, 2011. Improving pan-European hydrological simulation of extreme events through statistical bias correction of RCM-driven climate simulations. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15, 2599-2620, doi:10.5194/hess-15-2599-2011.

Rojas, R, Feyen, L and Watkiss, P. Climate Change and River Floods in the European Union: Socio-Economic Consequences and the Costs and Benefits of Adaptation. Global Environmental Change. GEC-D-13-00086R2.  Available online 17 September 2013

Tol, R. S. J (2010). International Inequity Aversion and the Social Cost of Carbon. Climate Change Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010) 21-32.

Watkiss, P. (2011).  Aggregate Economic Measures of Climate Change Damages: Explaining the Differences and Implications.
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews - Climate Change. Vol 2, Issue 3, start page 356.  Published online. 2 May 2011. DOI: 10.1002/wcc.111

Watkiss, P. and Hope, C. (2011).  Using the social cost of carbon in regulatory deliberations. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews - Climate Change. Vol 2, Issue 6. WIREs Clim Change 2011, 2:886–901. doi: 10.1002/wcc.140