Reinhard Mechler

Guest Researcher

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Reinhard is a guest researcher at Climate Analytics and deputy leader of the RISK program at the International Institute for Advanced System Analysis (IIASA). He is one of the leading experts in risk management in the context of climate change. His expertise has been of particular relevance to the policy field of Loss and Damage and is part and parcel of our policy support for the Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage.

Reinhard’s profile at IIASA

Publications

Mechler, R. and T. Schinko (2016). Identifying the policy space for climate loss and damage.
Science 354 (6310), 290-292

Mechler, R., Mochizuki, J., and Hochrainer-Stigler, S. (2016). Disaster risk management and fiscal policy : narratives, tools, and evidence associated with assessing fiscal risk and building resilience. Policy Research working paper; no. WPS 7635, World Bank Group.

Schinko, Mechler, R. and S. Hochrainer-Stigler (2016). A methodological framework to operationalize climate risk management: managing sovereign climate-related extreme event risk in Austria. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change DOI 10.1007/s11027-016-9713-0

Mechler R. and Bouwer, L. (2015). Reviewing trends and projections of global disaster losses and climate change: Is vulnerability the missing link? Climatic Change 33 (1) : 23-35

Birkmann, J. and Mechler, R. (2015). Advancing climate adaptation and risk management. New insights, concepts and approaches: what have we learned from the SREX and the AR5 processes? Climatic Change 33 (1) : 1-6

Mechler, R. Bouwer, L., Linnerooth-Bayer, J., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Aerts, J., Surminski, S. (2014). Managing unnatural disaster risk from climate extremes. Nature Climate Change 4: 235-237

Chambwera, M., G. Heal, C. Dubeux, S. Hallegatte, L. Leclerc, A. Markandya, B.A. McCarl, R. Mechler, and J.E. Neumann (2014). Economics of adaptation. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA: 945-977

Field, C.B., et al. (2014). Technical summary. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA: 35-94

IPCC (2012). Summary for Policymakers. In: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation [Field, C. B., Barros, V., Stocker, T.F., Qin, D., Dokken, D., Ebi, K.L., Mastrandrea, M. D., Mach, K. J., Plattner, G.-K., Allen, S., Tignor, M. and P. M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.