Lindsey is a Research Fellow working on issues of climate change, adaptation and development. His background lies in international development and global environmental governance.
Lindsey Jones is a Fellow working on issues of climate change, adaptation and development.
Lindsey has previously worked with the United Nations Development Programme in Nepal (supporting the country’s National Adaptation Plan of Action) and the World Food Programme. Lindsey has an MSc in Environmental Policy from the University of Oxford and has experience working in Southern and Eastern Africa (namely Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Uganda, and South Africa), and Southern and South-Eastern Asia (India, Nepal, and Cambodia).
Current (and future) research activities/interests include:
- Evaluating the effectiveness of adaptation planning/programming
- Tracking adaptation finance at different scales
- Supporting adaptation and resilience in fragile and conflict-affect areas
- Designing new tools to promote adaptation and DRR awareness (such as 'policy gaming')
- Identifying and overcoming barriers to adaptation
- Understanding the Political Economy of adaptation
- Exploring barriers and opportunities to the uptake of climate science in supporting long-term decision making
If interested in finding out more about these projects, or discussing potentional collaborations, please get in contact directly.
- 12 March 2015, Thomson Reuters Foundation16 February 2015, The Guardian
- 11 February 2015, Reuters28 March 2014, Thomson Reuters Foundation
- 30 July 2010, Reuters Alertnet
Latest tweets from @L_P_Jones
- 27 SepKey message (4): Lots of diff ways to measure. Though need to be conscious of biases (e.g. priming and social desirability) and limitations
- 27 SepKey messages (3): Subjective tools recognise the rich knowledge that people have of their own resilience (rather than 'experts' deciding)
- 27 SepKey messages (2): This is particularly the case in tracking 'softer' intangible elements of resilience. As well as recognising psych role
- 27 SepKey messages: Subjective tools may offer many advantages in helping to overcome shortcomings of objective methods of resil measurement
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