Events

Details of of events run by, or hosted by, the Grantham Research Institute at LSE.

Dr Ann Pettifor, Josué Tanaka, Rhian-Mari Thomas, Steve Waygood, Professor Nick Robins
3 March 2020

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26
Feb
2020

The Distributional Effects of a Carbon Tax: The Role of Income Inequality | Giles Atkinson and Julius Andersson

Type:
Grantham Workshop
Venue:
Fawcett House (Formerly Tower 2), Room 9.04, London School of Economics, Clement’s Inn, London WC2A 2AZ

Giles Atkinson and Julius Andersson will be discussing the study: The Distributional Effects of a Carbon Tax: The Role of Income Inequality. Abstract This empirical study is the first to … 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.

This event brings together leaders in sustainable finance who will explore how key financial breakthroughs can be achieved in 2020. 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 Redmond and LSE Climate Policy Fellow, Michal Nachmany. 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 »


11
Mar
2020

Can the Paris Agreement deliver the 2⁰C goal following US withdrawal? | Detlef Sprinz

Type:
Research Seminar Series
Venue:
Pankhurst House, 1.04, London School of Economics, Clement’s Inn, London WC2A 2AZ

Detlef Sprinz will be discussing the paper Can the Paris Agreement deliver the 2⁰C goal following US withdrawal? Abstract Using a novel agent-based model, we study how US withdrawal might … read more »


18
Mar
2020

Anna Creti | RSS

Type:
Research Seminar Series
Venue:
Fawcett House (Formerly Tower 2), Room 9.04, London School of Economics, Clement’s Inn, London WC2A 2AZ

Details of this seminar by Anna Creti will be published here nearer the date.


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 »


1
Apr
2020

Andreas Lange | RSS

Type:
Research Seminar Series
Venue:
Fawcett House (Formerly Tower 2), Room 9.04, London School of Economics, Clement’s Inn, London WC2A 2AZ

Details of this workshop by Andreas Lange will be published here nearer the date


15
Jun
2020

Climate Change: Economics and Governance

Type:
LSE Executive Education Courses
Venue:
LSE, Houghton Street, London
Duration:
5 days

This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics and governance of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present for a range of organisations. read more »


22
Jun
2020

3rd annual LSE workshop in environmental economics

Type:
Seminars
Speaker:
Ann Harrison, Matthew Kahn
Venue:
London School of Economics
Duration:
2 days

We are pleased to announce that the third LSE Workshop in Environmental Economics will take place on 22-23 June 2020 at LSE. This event is a partnership between LSE Geography, … read more »