Events

The Environment And The Economy: fostering clean growth in the 21st century

Hosted by The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker

Catherine McKenna

Catherine McKenna

Chair

Professor Sam Fankhauser

Catherine McKenna, Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change will speak to Canada’s climate actions and the importance of clean growth, and why the Paris Agreement is crucial to international success in fighting climate change.

Catherine McKenna (@ec_minister) is Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, a position she has held since November 2015. Catherine practiced competition and international trade law in Canada and Indonesia and was senior negotiator with the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in East Timor. She also served as senior advisor on the former Chief Justice Antonio Lamer’s review of Canada’s military justice system. Catherine co-founded Canadian Lawyers Abroad, a charitable organization that works in developing countries and with Indigenous communities in Canada. She served as Executive Director of the Banff Forum, a public policy organization for young leaders. Catherine taught at the Munk School of Global Affairs. Catherine has degrees from McGill University and the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the New York Bar. 

Sam Fankhauser is Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Deputy Director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy.

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment(@GRI_LSE ) was established by the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2008 to create a world-leading centre for policy-relevant research and training on climate change and the environment, bringing together international expertise on economics, finance, geography, the environment, international development and political economy.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEGRI

Podcast

A podcast of this event is available to download from The Environment And The Economy: fostering clean growth in the 21st century.

Podcasts and videos of many LSE events can be found at the LSE Public Lectures and Events: podcasts and videos channel.

Twitter and Facebook

You can get immediate notification on the availability of an event podcast by following LSE public lectures and events on Twitter, which will also inform you about the posting of transcripts and videos, the announcement of new events and other important event updates. Event updates and other information about what's happening at LSE can be found on the LSE's Facebook page.

CPD

This event has been certified for CPD purposes by the CPD Certification Service. Self-Assessment Record forms will be made available for delegates wishing to record further learning and knowledge enhancement for Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPD) purposes. For delegates who wish to obtain a CPD Certificate of Attendance, it is the responsibility of delegates to register their details with a LSE steward at the end of the event and as of 1 September 2014 a certificate will be sent within 28 days of the date of the event attended by the CPD Certification Service.  If a delegate fails to register their details at the event, it will not prove possible to issue a certificate. (For queries relating to CPD Certificates of attendance after a request please phone 0208 840 4383 or email info@cpduk.co.uk).
From time to time there are changes to event details so we strongly recommend that if you plan to attend this event you check back on this listing on the day of the event.
How can I attend? Add to calendar
This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ or contact us at events@lse.ac.uk or by calling 0207 955 6043.

Twitter

LSE Events LSEpublicevents

Catch up on our most popular #podcast last wk 'Report It. Stop It' @EDI_LSE @LSEGenderTweet @winniemli @mghacademic soundcloud.com/lsepodcasts/re…

7 hours ago

Reply Retweet Favorite

LSE Events LSEpublicevents

Ahead of her visit to NYC the LSE Director speaks of LSE & US close ties. @LSEAlumni sign up to #LSENYC event 27 Oc… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

8 hours ago

Reply Retweet Favorite

You have succesfully subscribed
Email entered is invalid, please try again.
An error occured while subscribing, please try again.

Sign up for events news