FEEM's e-journal the "Review of Environment, Energy and Economics" is a tool for the dissemination of the work and research-based policy analysis of FEEM researchers and leading international scholars, covering the areas of environmental and energy economics and policy, and offering new insights into the challenges ahead.

HIGHLIGHTS
Challenges of the Paris Agreement
Greening the WTO
Energy: Scenarios and Challenges
Life is a Balancing Act
Energy Efficiency in Turkey
What about European Gas Markets?
ARTICLES
 
Sep
24
2015
 
Catastrophic Risk, Precautionary Abatement, and Adaptation Transfers
Francesco Bosello
Environment - Interviews
 

In a short video, Prof. Francesco Bosello explains the motivation of the paper "Catastrophic Risk, Precautionary Abatement, and Adaptation Transfers", which contributes to the normative literature on mitigation and adaptation by framing the question of their optimal policy balance in the context of catastrophic climate risk.

Jun
11
2015
 
Improvements in Flood Risk Assessment: Evidence from Northern Italy
by Mattia Amadio, Jaroslav Mysiak, Lorenzo Carrera and Elco Koks
Environment - Articles
 

The assessment of potential economic damage caused by floods is commonly done via methodologies based on Stage-Damage Curves (SDC), which provide a relation between the depth of water and the economic damage on a specific land use. Here a refined SDC model is tested against empirical data from a flood event in Northern Italy.
 

May
28
2015
 
Economic Impacts of Disaster Risk and Risk Reduction Measures
by Jaroslav Mysiak
Environment - Articles
 

Italy is prone to natural hazards and disaster risk due to its natural conformation. Limited risk prevention and uncontrolled urban expansion contribute to amplifying such risks. Recent FEEM & CMCC research has empirically tested for the first time in Italy, the potential impacts of climate change on the regional economy.

Apr
02
2015
 
Climate Change and Migrations
by Carlo Carraro
Environment - Comments
 

Given that climate change is and will continue to impact regions in different ways, migration from the areas most exposed to climate change needs to be considered. Fostering a better understanding of climate-related migration will also be a fundamental step in securing the future stability of our planet and action on poverty reduction.

Mar
20
2015
 
Targeting the Global Efforts to Reduce Disaster Risk
by Jaroslav Mysiak
Environment - Articles
 

From March 14 to 18, representatives of 187 state governments and around 6,500 delegates from inter- and non-government organizations, UN entities, academic and private sector institutions gathered to debate a new international agreement on disaster risk reduction, one that would  replace the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005-2015.

Feb
06
2015
 
Fresh Thoughts from Young Researchers
Christian Krekel, Marta Silva, Anna Raute
Economics - Interviews
 

Re3 publishes the interviews with the winners of the FEEM 2014 Award, which periodically rewards new ideas and innovative research in economics by young scholars. The interviews span a wide variety of topics, from the case of Fukushima to labour market reforms and whether financial incentives affect fertility.

Apr
11
2014
 
Projecting Future Insured Coastal Flooding Damages with Climate Change
by David C. Major, Daniel Bader, Robin Leichenko, Katie Johnson and Megan Linkin
Environment - Articles
 

Estimates of future damages from climate change in coastal areas are of growing interest for climate change research and policy-making.  The article describes a newly-developed methodology applied to estimate total insured coastal damages with climate change for the period 2025-2085 in New York State, USA.

Mar
27
2014
 
Urban Areas and Watershed Services: Strategies for Ecosystem Management and Urban Risk Reduction
by Yaella Depietri, Lorenzo Guadagno and Margaretha Breil
Environment - Articles
 

Under scenarios of increasing urban expansion, environmental degradation and hazard exposure, the vulnerability of urban populations needs to be tackled through novel, integrated solutions. The article suggests that urban areas would benefit from a shift in perspective recognizing the connections between urban areas and watersheds.

Sep
12
2013
 
Projecting Future Coastal Flooding Damages with Climate Change
by David C. Major, Robin Leichenko, Katie Johnson and Megan Linkin
Environment - Articles
 

The article describes a method for projecting coastal zone flood damage with climate change. The method links current flood damage estimates from climate impacts with changes in parameters from climate scenarios to produce estimates of future damages from climate change.

Sep
05
2013
 
Economic Growth and Risk Taking: Is it Rational to Suffer from Increasing Disaster Losses?
by St├ęphane Hallegatte
Environment - Articles
 

Every year natural disasters affect the lives of people in both rich and poor countries. This article investigates the link between development, economic growth, and the economic losses from natural hazards, underlining the need for crisis management and post-disaster support schemes, especially at an international level, to increase resilience.



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