Travis Franck

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With entry into force of the Kyoto Protocol in 2005, climate change negotiators are turning their attention to the question, ‘Where do we go from here?’. A key component of answering this question is in understanding the implications for society of alternative long-term goals for greenhouse gas concentrations. One challenge in ongoing negotiations is(More)
Studies of households have shown a poor perception of natural disaster risks and potential disaster severity, typically overreacting to a disaster event but underpreparing and underinsuring after periods of quiet. Many estimates of disaster response and their economic impacts haven’t taken these sub-optimal household perceptions into consideration. Here I(More)
Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) the nations of the world have pledged to limit warming to no more than 2 C above preindustrial levels. However, negotiators and policymakers lack the capability to assess the impact of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction proposals offered by the parties on warming and the climate.(More)
1. Department of functional Sciences, Fundamental and Applied Research for Animals & Health (FARAH), 7 Faculty of veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, 4000 Liege – Belgium 8 2. Department of animal Productions: Biostatistics, Economy and animal selection, Fundamental and 9 Applied Research for Animals & Health (FARAH), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,(More)
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