Ruth Butterfield

I am the director of the Stockholm Environment Insititue Oxford Centre. I am interested in how both physical and social systems cope with multiple challenges including climate and climate change. My areas of interest are climate change, agriculture, forestry, social and physical vulnerability, social learning and adaptation decision making.

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IMPACT2C

IMPACT2C enhances knowledge, quantifies climate change impacts, with climate and impacts modelling, vulnerabilities, risks and economic costs, responses, within a pan-European sector based analysis.

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ClimateCost

ClimateCost (the Full Costs of Climate Change) is a major research project on the economics of climate change, funded from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme.

The three...

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Mediation (Main Project Page)

This article provides an overview of the MEDIATION project and links to its outputs.

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Module: Adaptation planning

This module aims at building understanding on robust decision making to deal with uncertainty. It also includes approaches and different methods that could be used for adaptation screening. It has...

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Module: Climate risk communication

Brief background

This module aims at building capacity for the development and implementation of climate risk communication strategies in the context of developing countries. It draws on...

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Step 5: Understanding trends

A first step in assessing these potential impacts is to highlight or estimate the major current and expected trends (direction, magnitude, and extent) of climate-related hazards. The purpose of...

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