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Brayton Noll

Research visit Grantham Institute – London School of Economics

In May of 2022, I crossed the English Channel for the first time to spend two weeks as a visiting researcher at the London School of Economics’ (LSE) Grantham Institute. Specifically, I went to visit two researchers working there: Dr. Sara Mehryar and Dr. Viktor Rozer. Sara’s research concerns flood risk governance and resilience decision-making...

One and done? Exploring linkages between households’ intended adaptations to climate-induced floods

Paper One and done? Exploring linkages between households’ intended adaptations to climate-induced floodsRisk Analysis, 2022Brayton Noll, Tatiana Filatova, Ariana Needhttps://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13897 Do households consider taking adaptation actions to floods one at a time or in groups? How do (any) adaptation actions that households have taken in the past, influence their present perceptions and intentions? In our...

Contextualizing cross-national patterns in household climate change adaptation

Our new paper in Nature Climate Change tries to understand to what degree do behavioral and social drivers of households’ adaptation to floods vary across countries ...

How cultures, country and type of measures influence adaptation behaviors

In this new work, building on the groundwork set forth in a recent meta analysis, we find marked differences in the factors driving household behavior, both based on the country of residence and the type of adaptation measures considered by the household...

Call for collaboration

For those of you who study the drivers of individual adaptation to floods, with primary survey data... let’s get in touch and explore the synergies of uniting fragmented knowledge!

Download our data and R scripts on flood surveys

Meta analysis of published flood surveys to reveal the role of culture in reported data on individual climate change adaptation taking floods as an example...

Culture plays a role in climate change adaptation

To better encourage adaptation at a household level (and not just for the wealthy), it is critical that we better understand what motivates adaptation by looking at who adapts and why...