Linking global climate change to local water availability: Limitations and prospects for a tropical mountain watershed (2019)

González-Zeas, D., Erazo, B., Lloret, P., De Bièvre, B., Steinschneider, S., Dangles, O., 2019. Linking global climate change to local water availability: limitations and prospects for a tropical mountain watershed. Sci. Total Environ. 650, 2577–2586 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.309 ABSTRACT: Bridging the gap between the predictions of coarse-scale climate models and the…

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Making sense of crises: the implications of information asymmetries for resilience and social justice in disaster-ridden communities (2019)

Tina Comes, Kenny Meesters & Stina Torjesen (2019) Making sense of crises: the implications of information asymmetries for resilience and social justice in disaster-ridden communities, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, 4:3, 124-136 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/23789689.2017.1405653 ABSTRACT: New information and communication technologies (ICT) have enabled communities to collect and share information and tap into a network of peers…

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Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet (2019)

Rozenberg, Julie, and Marianne Fay, eds. Beyond the gap: How countries can afford the infrastructure they need while protecting the planet. The World Bank, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1596/978-1-4648-1363-4 ABSTRACT: Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet aims to shift the debate regarding investment needs…

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Robust Decision Making and Epoch-Era Analysis: A comparison of two model-based approaches for decision making under uncertainty (2020)

Moallemi, E.A., El Sawah, S., and Ryan, M.J. (2020) Robust Decision Making and Epoch-Era Analysis: A comparison of two model-based approaches for decision making under uncertainty. Technological Forecasting & Social Change. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2019.119797 ABSTRACT: Several model-based frameworks have been introduced in support of robust decision-making. While they agree on a…

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Structuring and evaluating decision support processes to enhance the robustness of complex human-natural systems (2020)

Moallemi, E.A., Zare, F., Reed, P.M., Elsawah, S., Ryan, M.J., and Bryan, B.A. (2020) Structuring and evaluating decision support processes to enhance the robustness of complex human–natural systems. Environmental Modelling & Software 123, 1045-51. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104551 ABSTRACT: Decision-making in the context of complex human–natural systems requires a transition towards robust model-based inferences…

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Towards an alternative approach in finance to climate risks: taking uncertainties fully into account (2019)

Depoues, V., V.Bouchet, M.Cardona, M.Nicol. (2019). “For another approach to climate risk in finance, taking uncertainties fully into account”. Climate Report, I4CE. URL: https://www.i4ce.org/download/for-another-approach-to-climate-risk-in-finance-taking-uncertainties-fully-into-account/ It is no easy task to take climate risks – transition risks and physical risks – into account in financial management practices. As this note shows…

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Answers to questions on uncertainty in geography: Old lessons and new scenario tools (2019)

James Derbyshire. “Answers to questions on uncertainty in geography: Old lessons and new scenario tools.” Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space (22 September, 2019). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0308518X19877885 Abstract In many domains, including geography, there can be the implicit assumption that improved data analysis and statistical modelling must lead to improved policymaking,…

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Transportation infrastructures in a low carbon world: An evaluation of investment needs and their determinants (2019)

Fisch-Romito, Vivien, and Céline Guivarch. “Transportation Infrastructures in a Low Carbon World: An Evaluation of Investment Needs and Their Determinants.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 72 (July 1, 2019): 203–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2019.04.014.Transportation infrastructures will either lock in transportation patterns in high CO2 modes or foster low-carbon pathways. At the…

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Learning about climate change uncertainty enables flexible water infrastructure planning (2019)

Fletcher, S., Lickley, M., & Strzepek, K. (2019). Learning about climate change uncertainty enables flexible water infrastructure planning. Nature Communications, 10(1), 1782. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09677-x Water resources planning requires decision-making about infrastructure development under uncertainty in future regional climate conditions. However, uncertainty in climate change projections will evolve over the 100-year lifetime…

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Testing the potential of Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms (MOEAs) with Colorado water managers (2019)

Rebecca Smith, Joseph Kasprzyk, Lisa Dilling, Testing the potential of Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms (MOEAs) with Colorado water managers, Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 117, 2019, Pages 149-163, ISSN 1364-8152, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.03.011. Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms (MOEAs) generate quantitative information about performance relationships between a system’s potentially conflicting objectives (termed tradeoffs). Research applications have suggested…

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