DGE Researcher Profile

Katharine (Kate) Ricke

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab: Caldeira
Phone: 650-462-1047
curriculum vitae

Research Summary

Research Interests: Climate Modeling; Climate, Energy and Environmental Policy; Regional Climate Change & Inequity; Modeling international relations and economics of climate change (esp, agent-based and game theoretic); Climate Engineering/Geoengineering; Ocean Acidification & Coral Reefs



Ricke, K.L., J.B. Moreno-Cruz and K. Caldeira. Strategic incentives for climate geoengineering coalitions to exclude broad participation. Environmental Research Letters 8 014021

Ricke, K.L, J. C. Orr, K. Schneider, K. Caldeira. Risks to coral reefs from ocean carbonate chemistry changes in recent earth system model projections. Environ. Res. Lett. 8 (2013) 034003 (Press)

Caldeira, K. and K.L Ricke. 2013. Prudence on solar climate engineering. Nature Climate Change 3 941-941.


Ricke, K.L., D. J. Rowlands, W.J. Ingram, D.W. Keith, and M.G. Morgan. 2012. Effectiveness of stratospheric solar-radiation management as a function of climate sensitivity. Nature Climate Change 2:9296.


Moreno-Cruz, J.B., K.L. Ricke and D.W. Keith. 2011. A simple model to account for regional inequalities in the effectiveness of solar radiation management. Climatic Change 110(3-4):649-668.


Ricke, K.L., M.R. Allen, and M.G. Morgan. 2010. Regional climate response to solar-radiation management. Nature Geoscience 3:537-541. (Press)

Morgan, M.G. and K.L. Ricke. 2010. Cooling the Earth Through Solar Radiation Management: The need for research and an approach to its governance. An Opinion Piece for the International Risk Governance Council.


Victor, D.G., M.G. Morgan, J. Apt, J. Steinbruner, and K. Ricke. 2009. The Geoengineering Option: A Last Resort Against Global Warming?. Foreign Affairs, 88(2):64-76.