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The Wonderful World of Adaptation

I have spent the good part of 5 years implementing adaptation into Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs). As I argue in my previous blog, a complete analysis of theeffects of climate change should include both policy options of mitigation and adaptation….

Adaptation and Mitigation unite!

Our production and consumption lead to greenhouse gasses being emitted into the atmosphere. These gasses build up and form a barrier, which reflects infrared radiation on its way out of the atmosphere back to the earth. This is what causes…

To model or not to model?

I am a climate change economist. More specifically my research focuses on so-called applied (computer aided) modelling. I develop computational models of the economy based on theory and use data to estimate the parameters that describe the relationships in the…

Nature vs Money

  When informing someone of my profession, I am never sure what reaction to expect. Over the years I have become accustomed to a range of different reactions to the statement “I am a climate change economist”.  Some assume I…