4
Nov
2019

The case for the Green New Deal

Date:
4 November, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr Ann Pettifor
Venue:
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

To protect the systems that sustain life on earth, we need to do more than just reimagine the economy – we have to change everything. From one of the original thinkers of the program that helped ignite the US Green New Deal campaign, Ann Pettifor explains how we can afford what we can do. We have done it before – and can do it again.

Ann Pettifor @AnnPettifor is the Director of Prime, an Honorary Research Fellow at City University, a Research Associate at SOAS and a Fellow of the New Economics Foundation. Her new book is The Case for the Green New Deal.

This event will be chaired by Sam Fankhauser, Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

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.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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