Newsletter No. 2 • December 2016

Featured recent publications


Bianca van der Kroon (13 September2016).Climbing the African energy ladder. Internal and external factors influencing household demand for improved cookstoves and modern fuels in sub-Saharan Africa’.

Thu-Ha Dang Phan (16 September 2016). ‘Payments for Forest Ecosystem Services: Global and Local Assessments of Costs and Benefits’.

Eric Massey (13 December 2016). Innovation in policy: The emergence of climate adaptation as a new policy field’.


Aerts, J., & Mysiak, J. (eds) (2016).Novel Multi-Sector Partnerships in Disaster Risk Management - Results of the ENHANCE Project.

Journal articles:

Antimiani, A., Costantini, V., Kuik, O.J. & Paglialunga, E. (2016).Mitigation of adverse effects on competitiveness and leakage of unilateral EU climate policy: An assessment of policy instruments.Ecological Economics, 128, 246–259. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.05.003.

Botzen, W.J.W., Michel-Kerjan, E., Kunreuther, H., de Moel, H. & Aerts, J.C.J.H. (2016).How political affiliation affects adaptation to climate risks: Evidence from New York City.Climatic Change Letters, 138(1), 353–360. doi: 10.1007/s10584-016-1735-9.

Burke, M., Craxton,M., Kolstad, C.D., Onda, C., Allcott, H., Baker, E., Barrage, L., Carson, R., Gillingham, K.,  Graf-Zivin, J., Greenstone, M., Hallegatte, S., Hanemann, W.M., Heal, G., Hsiang, S., Jones, B., Kelly, D.L., Kopp, R., Kotchen, M., Mendelsohn, R.O., Meng, K., Metcalf, G., Moreno-Cruz, J., Pindyck, R., Rose, S.K., Rudik, I., Stock, J.H., & Tol, R.S.J. (2016).Opportunities for advances in climate change economics.Science, 352 6283), 292–293. doi: 10.1126/science.aad9634.

Haer, T., Botzen, W.J.W. & Aerts, J.C.J.H. (2016).The effectiveness of flood risk communication strategies and the influence of social networks: insights from an agent-based model.Environmental Science & Policy, 60, 44–52. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2016.03.006.

Koks, E.E. & Thissen, M. (2016).A Multiregional Impact Assessment Model for disaster analysis.Economic Systems Research, 28(4), 429–449. doi: 10.1080/09535314.2016.1232701

Kummu, M., de Moel, H, Salvucci, G., Viviroli, D. & Ward, P.J. (2016).Over the hills and further away from coast: global geospatial patterns of human and environment over the 20th-21st centuries.Environmental Research Letters, 11(3), 034010. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034010.

Mattmann, M., Logar, I. & Brouwer, R. (2016). Wind power externalities: A meta-analysis. Ecological Economics, 127, 23–36. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.04.005.

Muis, S., Verlaan, M., Winsemius, H.C., Aerts, J.C.J.H., & Ward, P.J. (2016). A global reanalysis of storm surges and extreme sea levels. Nature Communications,7, 11969. doi:10.1038/ncomms11969.

Pendleton, L., Comte, A., Langdon, C., Ekstrom, J.A., Cooley, S.R., Suatoni, L., Beck, M.W., Brander, L.M., Burke, L., Cinner, J.E., Doherty, C., Edwards, P.E.T., Gledhill, D., Jiang, L.-Q., Van Hooidonk, R.J., Teh, L., Waldbusser, G.G. & Ritter, J. (2016). Coral Reefs and People in a High-CO2 World: Where Can Science Make a Difference to People?PLOS ONE November 9, 2016. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164699.

Tesfaye, A., Wolanios, N., & Brouwer, R. (2016).Estimation of the economic value of the ecosystem services provided by the Blue Nile Basin in Ethiopia. Ecosystem Services,17, 268–277. doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.10.008.

Trigg, M.A., Birch, C.E., Neal, J.C., Bates, P.D., Smith, A., Sampson, C.C., Yamazaki, D., Hirabayashi, Y., Pappenberger, F., Dutra, E., Ward, P.J., Winsemius, H.C., Salamon, P., Dottori, F., Rudari, R., Kappes, M.S., Simpson, A.L., Hadzilacos, G. & Fewtrell, T.J. (2016).The credibility challenge for global fluvial flood risk analysis.Environmental Research Letters, 11(9), 094014. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/094014

van Ree, D., & van Beukering, P.J.H. (2016).Geosystem services: a concept in support of sustainable development of the subsurface. Ecosystem Services,20, 30–36. doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2016.06.004.

van Zanten, B.T., Zasada, I., Koetse, M.J., Ungaro, F., Häfner, K. & Verburg, P.H. (2016).A comparative approach to assess the contribution of landscape features to aesthetic and recreational values in agricultural landscapes. Ecosystem Services, 17, 87–98. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.11.011.

Veldkamp, T.I.E., Wada, Y., Aerts, J.C.J.H., & Ward, P.J. (2016).Towards a global water scarcity risk assessment framework: incorporation of probability distributions and hydro-climatic variability. Environmental Research Letters, 11(2), 024006. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024006

Ward, P.J., Kummu, M. & Lall, U. (2016).Flood frequencies and durations and their response to El Niño Southern Oscillation: Global analysis.Journal of Hydrology, 539, 358–378. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.05.045

Winsemius, H.C., Aerts, J.C.J.H., van Beek, L.P.H., Bierkens, M.F.P., Bouwman, A., Jongman, B., Kwadijk, J., Ligtvoet, W., Lucas, P.L., van Vuuren, D.P. & Ward, P.J. (2016).Global drivers of future river flood risk.Nature Climate Change, 6, 381–385. doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2893