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The Sun: UK hit harder by coronavirus after two mild flu seasons, study finds

An initial investigation by Dr Chris Hope, Emeritus Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, shows there could be a link between the COVID-19 death rate and flu intensity. “The paper does not seek to make judgments about…

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Flu and coronavirus

The COVID-19 death rate is higher in European countries with a low flu intensity since 2018, says a working paper by Chris Hope of Cambridge Judge Business School. The death rate from COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Europe appears to be linked…

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Daily Mail: Healthy Britons could be exposed to Covid-19 as an alternative to social distancing

Dr Chris Hope from Cambridge Judge Business School people could opt for 'voluntary exposure' to coronavirus and would then be able to “resume something closer to normal life, once sufficient numbers were immune and the government allowed it.” People at…

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Mirror: Brits ‘should be allowed to volunteer to be infected with coronavirus’

A new working paper by Dr Chris Hope Emeritus Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, suggests an alternative that could be offered to social distancing measures under the current coronavirus lockdown - ‘a voluntary exposure.’ Dr Hope…

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Voluntary exposure

An alternative idea to social distancing from policy modeller Dr Chris Hope. A new working paper by Dr Chris Hope, Emeritus Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, suggests an alternative that could be offered to social distancing…

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Science: The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C

A study co-authored by Dr Chris Hope, Emeritus Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge, provides evidence of the impacts of climate-change warming at various higher temperatures to ecosystems, agriculture and human livelihoods, emphasising the “pressing need to understand and…

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Scienmag: Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy

According to a new paper, carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth’s surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change…

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BBC: Feeling the heat

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses climate change on a special BBC programme. Chris says that we’ve so far seen temperatures rise on average by one degree across the world, but if we…

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BBC: Newsnight

Dr Chis Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how the UK can adapt to changes in the weather. “In this country we can cope with it by some adaptation, we can grow different crops, we…

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The Quint: Is tennis’ scoring system helping underdogs?

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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