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Professor Lord Stern of Brentford
3 June 2015

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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 »


27
May
2015

RSS | Megan Konar: “Virtual groundwater transfers from overexploited aquifers in the United States”

Type:
Research Seminar Series
Speaker:
Megan Konar
Venue:
LSE, TW2.9.05

Megan Konar, Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign (UIUC) will be the speaker at this event.   Abstract for Megan’s paper: “Virtual groundwater … 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 »


29
May
2015

Seminar | Climate change adaptation and urbanization: A review of recent empirical findings

Type:
Seminars
Speaker:
Professor Matthew Kahn
Venue:
London School of Economics, Room 1.04, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PH

Matthew Kahn, a Professor in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, will be the speaker for this seminar. Further details will appear shortly.


3
Jun
2015

Grantham Workshop | Elizabeth Baldwin: ‘Climate policy with incomplete knowledge’

Type:
Grantham Workshop
Speaker:
Elizabeth Baldwin
Venue:
LSE, TW2.9.05

Elizabeth Baldwin, a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.


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 »


10
Jun
2015

Grantham Workshop | Antoine Dechezleprêtre

Type:
Grantham Workshop
Venue:
LSE, TW2.9.05

Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.


16
Jun
2015

Report Launch (Brussels) | Bridging the gap: improving the economic and policy framework for carbon capture and storage in the European Union

Type:
Policy Seminars
Venue:
Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse, 19 Brussels 1050, Belgium

Agenda Presentation of key findings  Debate:  How can the development and deployment of CCS be accelerated in the EU in the next 5 to 10 years? Panellists:  Paula Abreu Marques, … read more »


17
Jun
2015

RSS | Matt Cole

Type:
Research Seminar Series
Speaker:
Matt Cole
Venue:
LSE, TW2.9.05

Matt Cole of the University of Birmingham will be the speaker for this seminar. Further details of the subject matter will be published nearer the date.


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 »


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