Environment, climate change & energy

This field seeks to analyze and understand the impact of climate change, how it affects the Global North vs the Global South, explore the influence, achievements, and shortcomings of the climate justice movement, and propose innovative solutions to the issue.

Can and should central banks smooth climate change-induced shocks to price and financial stability? The case of India

“There is an increasing academic consensus around the magnitude of the threats posed by climate change. The extent to which such threats could be mitigated by central banks, however, has been subject of disagreement. Nonetheless, it is clear that several central banks see climate change as a threat to their core mandates, namely price and… Read more “Can and should central banks smooth climate change-induced shocks to price and financial stability? The case of India”

Water Scarcity Adaptation Techniques in the Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan 

“Jordan suffers from severe water scarcity and is one of the world’s most water-poor countries. Climate change is exacerbating the water scarcity felt by communities across Jordan through a variety of facades, most notably through water shortages and inaccessibility. Syrian refugees are some of the most vulnerable communities to the impacts of climate change, and… Read more Water Scarcity Adaptation Techniques in the Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan 

Tackling Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Through Empowering Local Communities and Implementing Agroforestry Practices

This toolkit is part of HDRI’s first toolkit series and is a collective effort made by our fellow researchers Philippine Lévy, Matilda Saarinen, Ariel Sepúlveda de Vasconcelos, Elin Westerling and research coordinator Alissa Mustre del Río. Published on June, 2021 The front page cover illustration is courtesy of theartist, Rouxbin Smit, and is protected by… Read more “Tackling Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Through Empowering Local Communities and Implementing Agroforestry Practices”

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