Research on Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) in the Amazon has led to a new framework for policy analysis which could be applied to several tropical countries, including some of the world's poorest people.
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It’s the "most comprehensive assessment to date" of the impacts of climate change. ESRC-funded researchers have contributed to the latest report from UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Economic growth in its current form is unsustainable, argues the bestseller Prosperity without Growth. Following publication, the book has brought a deeper understanding of the basis of prosperity to a wide range of international economic decision-makers and political leaders.
New research into the impact of wind farms carried out by Professor Stephen Gibbons at the ESRC-funded Spatial Economics Research Centre is the first to demonstrate a link between wind farm visibility and house prices.
The ESPA-funded Mikoko Pamoja carbon credit project aims to generate £7,500 a year for villages in Kenya's Gazi Bay - by preserving mangrove swamps and selling carbon credits to business.
The ESPA project Alternative Carbon Investments in Ecosystems for Poverty Alleviation (ALTER) brings together an international multi-disciplinary team of researchers to focus on soil degradation and its impact on poverty.
Homeowners planning to renovate their kitchens, bathrooms, and living spaces are an untapped market for energy efficiency service providers, according to a new report from the ESRC-funded UK Energy Research Centre.
There is widespread public support for a cleaner, fairer and more efficient production and provision of energy in the UK, according to research from the ESRC-supported UK Energy Research Centre.
RUFopoly, a board game exploring land use management, has proved an unexpected hit with students, planning professionals, policymakers and decision-makers.
A study supported by the ESRC and the Department for International Development presents some surprising results of the controversial Zimbabwean land reform - and challenges five particular myths.