Public Lectures


The Institute hosts public lectures by leading economists, writers, politicians and scholars in the field of climate change and the environment.

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Forthcoming events of this type


26
May
2015

Public lecture | Quality of life in urban China: economic growth and the environment

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Professor Matthew Kahn
Venue:
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, London, WC2A 2AE

Professor Matthew Kahn, a leading expert on environmental and urban issues, will examine China’s economic growth to present key issues from his latest research. read more »


28
May
2015

Public lecture | The global energy and growth challenge: Facts and directions for policy

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Professor Michael Greenstone
Venue:
New Theatre, East Building, LSE, London, WC2A 2AE

Chair: Professor Robin Burgees Discussant: Professor Lord Nicholas Stern Economic growth depends critically on access to reliable energy. However, in much of the world, access to energy remains low and … read more »


3
Jun
2015

Public lecture | Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency and promise of tackling climate change

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Professor Lord Stern of Brentford
Venue:
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London WC2A 3LJ

Nicholas Stern discusses how the transition to a low-carbon economy and rapid structural transformations to the world economy provide a story of growth and poverty reduction that is attractive and sustainable. read more »


23
Jun
2015

Public lecture | International cooperation and climate change

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Dr Alina Averchenkova, Professor John Broome, Professor Robyn Eckersley, Fergus Green
Venue:
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London WC2A 3LJ

Dr Alina Averchenkova, Prof John Broome, Prof Robyn Eckersley and Fergus Green discuss why the international community been faltering on effective climate action and how we can break through the collective-action impasse. read more »