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 Simon Dietz

  Co-Director, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

  Director, ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

  Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography and Environment

Address:

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment,

London School of Economics and Political Science,

Houghton Street,

London WC2A 2AE,

UK

E-mail:

s.dietz@lse.ac.uk

Phone:

+44 (0) 207 955 7589

I am an environmental economist, mainly working on climate change, although I have other interests such as biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. The usual themes are decision-making under uncertainty, questions of equity/social justice within and between generations, the links between economic growth and the environment, and international environmental agreements.

What's new?

 

Handbook of Sustainable Development (co-edited with Giles Atkinson, Eric Neumayer and Matthew Agarwala), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2nd edition, 2014 (link to Elgaronline)

 

"Climate change mitigation as catastrophic risk management", Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, in press

 

"Running with the red queen: an integrated assessment of land expansion and global biodiversity decline (with Bruno Lanz and Tim Swanson), Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 167, 2014 (download)

 

"Global population growth, technology, and Malthusian constraints: a quantitative growth theoretic perspective" (with Bruno Lanz and Tim Swanson), Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 161, 2014 (download)

 

"Scientific ambiguity and climate policy" (with Antony Millner and Geoffrey Heal), Environmental and Resource Economics, 55(1), 21-46, 2013 (link to journal)

 

winner of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) award for Outstanding Publication in the journal Environmental and Resource Economics, 2013

 

"Endogenous growth, convexity of damages and climate risk: how Nordhaus' framework supports deep cuts in carbon emissions" (with Nicholas Stern), Economic Journal, accepted (download the working paper)

 

"Adaptation to climate change and economic growth in developing countries" (with Antony Millner), Environment and Development Economics, accepted (download the working paper)

 

"Non-economic losses in the context of the UNFCCC work programme on loss and damage" (with Sam Fankhauser and Philip Gradwell), Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, Policy Paper, February 2014 (download)