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


17
Feb
2020

The Housing/Habitat Project: Tracing Impacts of the Affordability Crisis in the Wildlands of Exurban California

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Professor Miriam Greenberg, Department of Sociology, University of California Santa Cruz
Venue:
FAW 9.05, London School of Economics, Clement’s Inn, London WC2A 2AZ

The recent increase in wildfires in California has raised awareness of the dangerous spread of housing development at the Wildlands Urban Interface [WUI], and how this interacts with extreme weather … read more »


3
Mar
2020

Financing a Global Climate Deal

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Dr Ann Pettifor, Josué Tanaka, Rhian-Mari Thomas, Steve Waygood, Professor Nick Robins
Venue:
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London.

A key challenge for the COP26 climate conference to be held in Glasgow in November 2020 is to agree how to harness the world’s financial system behind a rapid transition … read more »


5
Mar
2020

Climate Change (And Other Stories)

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Zena Edwards, Glen Gostlow, Michal Nachmany, Chris Redmond, Liv Torc
Venue:
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, LSE, London

Leading poets and researchers explore climate change fact and feeling with improvised music from the Tongue Fu Band – London’s leading spoken word and music show. Hosted by poet/musician Chris … read more »


9
Mar
2020

The politics of climate change, uncertainty and transformation in marginal environments

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Professor Lyla Mehta, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK; Visiting Professor, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Venue:
FAW 9.05, London School of Economics, Clement’s Inn, London WC2A 2AZ

The scale and impacts of climate change remain deeply uncertain. This is particularly true at the local level, where climate related uncertainties combined with unequal capitalist growth trajectories often exacerbate … read more »


23
Mar
2020

Processes of environmental valuation, climate change mitigation and insurance

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Professor Sarah Bracking, Department of Geography, King’s College London
Venue:
FAW 9.04, London School of Economics, Clement’s Inn, London WC2A 2AZ

There have been many attempts to apply financial calculations to the more-than-human and environmental externalities of capital since the 1990s, but most have proved partial and incomplete as humans have … read more »