Our Work

Below is a small selection of the work that we’ve carried out. Click on a topic to see relevant projects.

3 ways the UK-SSPs project will help UK climate resilience research

Project Manager Jennifer Dicks shares three ways the UK Shared Socioeconomic Pathways project can help the climate resilience research community here in the UK. As we approach the end of our UK-SSPs project, we are bringing the various outputs of the project together. These outp...

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RSPB: Economic Benefits of Nature-Based Climate Solutions

Nature-based solutions (NBS) are natural processes which remove carbon from the atmosphere and store it for a long time, providing a ‘natural’ way to mitigate climate change. The RSPB commissioned Cambridge Econometrics to assess the ability of NBS to achieve nature and clima...

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Spotlight interview: János Hidi

We recently welcomed Sustainable Investment Manager János Hidi to the Cambridge Econometrics team in Budapest. János will be taking forward our Sustainable Investment service at a critical time for the financial sector managing climate risk and building climate resilience. We ...

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Green Recovery scenarios in Visegrad countries

Cambridge Econometrics is involved in analysing the potential of Green Recovery in various projects including work for the We Mean Business coalition and the UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy. As a part of this endeavour, we also carried out an analysis of the potential ...

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The employment benefits of a Green COVID-19 recovery

Commissioned by C40 Cities, the Employment Benefits of a Green COVID-19 Recovery report estimated the number of jobs a set of climate actions in the buildings, transport, energy and waste sectors could create within six cities around the globe, thereby assessing the potential j...

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A Diet Green New Deal: Relief, Recovery, and Transformation?

Although he might still be insisting otherwise, Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election. Joe Biden secured a victory with a record-breaking popular vote and the necessary electoral college votes to safely secure the presidency. Biden won the presidency, and the Democ...

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Net-zero China: millions of workers will be affected

Our Principal Economic Modeller, Unnada Chewpreecha, takes a look at what China's net zero pledge means for jobs in the country. Two weeks ago, President Xi of China announced that China intended to peak its CO2 emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality (net-zero CO2 e...

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Ground-breaking climate resilience project bears fruit

A ground-breaking project, carried out by Cambridge Econometrics (CE), The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), University of Edinburgh and University of Exeter for the Met Office is underway. It seeks to develop consistent shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) for the ...

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UK Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) for climate resilience research

Here, our Project Manager, Jen Dicks explains that "shared socioeconomic pathways" can be viewed as different storylines of future socioeconomic circumstances. They help inform what impact our society and economy might have on the potential for curbing emissions and climate chang...

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UK socioeconomic scenarios for climate research and policy

There are key questions relating to the climate resilience of the UK that need future research, such as ‘how does future flood risk change?’ or ‘what impact does climate change have on human health?’. To address these questions properly, consistent future socioeconomic...

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