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Chris Hope

Professorial Research Associate, UCL ISR

Chris Hope

Prof. Chris Hope is a Professorial Research Associate at UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and Reader at Cambridge University.

Chris was the specialist advisor to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs Inquiry into aspects of the economics of climate change, and an advisor on the PAGE model to the Stern review on the Economics of Climate Change. The latest version of the PAGE integrated assessment model (PAGE09) has been used by the US Environmental Protection Agency to calculate the price that should be placed on carbon dioxide emissions.

His research interests involve numerical information in public policy and the integrated assessment modelling of climate change, and he has published extensively in books and peer-reviewed journals.
 

Selected publications

Hope, C. , Schaefer, K. (2016) Economic impacts of carbon dioxide and methane released from thawing permafrost, Nature Climate Change

Hope, C. (2013) Critical issues for the calculation of the social cost of CO2: Why the estimates from PAGE09 are higher than those from PAGE2002, Climatic Change

Hope, C. , Hope, M. (2013) The social cost of CO2 in a low-growth world, Nature Climate Change

Hope, C. (2013) Critical issues for the calculation of the social cost of CO2: Why the estimates from PAGE09 are higher than those from PAGE2002, Climatic Change

Hope, C. (2009) How deep should the deep cuts be? Optimal CO<inf>2</inf>emissions over time under uncertainty, Climate Policy