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Should We Care About The Worst-Case Scenario When It Comes To Climate Change?

Should We Care About The Worst-Case Scenario When It Comes To Climate Change? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
After two of the most damaging hurricanes in history affected the Gulf of Mexico just a few days apart, the impact of climate-induced catastrophes i
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This article draws on themes from an ESRC funded workshop on Risk, Uncertainty and Catastrophe Scenarios, part of a series on climate ethics and climate economics.

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Parental absence linked to smoking and drinking in pre-teens

Parental absence linked to smoking and drinking in pre-teens | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Kids were more than twice as likely to take up smoking before the age of 11.

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The article refers to a study which used  data from the ESRC-funded Millennium Cohort Study

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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 14, 2016 4:28 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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What jobs do the world's happiest people do?

What jobs do the world's happiest people do? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Are farmers happier than musicians? Do members of the clergy feel more satisfied with their lives than politicians? Are people happier in better paid jobs?

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The article looks at ONS data collated by What Works Wellbeing, an initiative part-funded by ESRC

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Too few available men with enough education in USA? A cross-national comparison

Over the past several decades, marriage rates have fallen dramatically in the U.S. Many believe that a shortage of 'marriageable' men is the primary culprit.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded British Household Panel Survey based at the Institute for Social and Economic Research

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States challenge clean power plan, report finds health benefits

States challenge clean power plan, report finds health benefits | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
If world carbon emissions continue to rise on their current trajectory, one in six species will be gone or on the road to extinction by century's end, according to a study published in Science magazine.
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The article cites new analysis from the ESRC-funded Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy.

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Poll reveals that LGBT students are voting Green

Poll reveals that LGBT students are voting Green | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

For now the Green party are an obvious choice for students wanting change. Fears of climate change and the scrapping of tuition fees, social welfare policies, high representation of women and LGBT candidates are all reasons why.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC British Election Study

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Kayla S's curator insight, March 17, 2015 11:29 PM

Here is how voter participation is coming around because, people are finding various ways to participate in voting.

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Significant Errors in Study Suggesting Global Warming is Good for the World

The new issue of the Journal of Economic Perspectives includes a remarkable admission about a controversial academic paper that wrongly suggested moderate amounts of global warming would have an overall positive economic impact on the world.

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Article written by Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director at the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

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Manufacturing Doubt About Climate Change

English audiences will today be given their first chance to see a shocking new film which reveals how a handful of right-wing lobbyists have thwarted attempts to curb threats to health and the environment.

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This article is written by Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director at the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy


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Chinwendu's curator insight, February 15, 2015 5:56 PM

Manipulation of change

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