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23
Feb
2018

RiverBlue: can fashion save the planet?

Type:
Public Lectures
Venue:
London School of Economics, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ

Do you know how your clothes are made? The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment  and the Department of Geography and Environment present a screening of RiverBlue (2016), a documentary examining the harsh … read more »


21
Feb
2018

Cumulative carbon emissions and economic policy: in search of general principles | Grantham Workshop

Type:
Grantham Workshop
Venue:
London School of Economics, Tower 2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn Passage, London, WC2A 2AZ

This workshop is being given by Frank Venmans and will focus on a working paper he produced with Simon Dietz.


19
Feb
2018

Beveridge’s Sixth Giant

Type:
Public Lectures
Venue:
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Beveridge’s “Five Giants” remain central issues in discussions about the welfare state today, but there are also new challenges that have emerged since the 1940s. Which “Giant” issue would a modern … read more »


15
Feb
2018

Having too much: Developing a riches line

Type:
Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminars
Speaker:
Ingrid Robeyns, Professor of Ethics of Institutions at Utrecht University, Netherlands
Venue:
32L 1.04 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

This seminar will present the argument that it is not morally permissible to have more resources than are needed to fully flourish in life. The seminar is given by Ingrid Robeyns, Professor of Ethics of Institutions at Utrecht University, Netherlands. Part of the Climate Change, Inequality and Social Policy seminar series 2017/18. read more »


14
Feb
2018

EVENT CANCELLED RSS | How much does anticipation matter? Evidence from anticipated regulation and land prices’

Type:
Research Seminar Series
Speaker:
Linda Nøstbakken
Venue:
London School of Economics, Tower 2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn Passage, London, WC2A 2AZ

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled Linda Nøstbakken,a Professor in the Department of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), will be the speaker at this … read more »


7
Feb
2018

Grantham Workshop | The resilience impact of climate insurance

Type:
Grantham Workshop
Venue:
London School of Economics, London, UK (Room details to be confirmed)

This workshop is being given by Swenja Surminski. An abstract is below. It is widely acknowledged that insurance can shift the mobilisation of financial resources away from ad-hoc post-event payments, … read more »


1
Feb
2018

How do people really think about climate change? Audio & video podcast

Type:
Public Lectures
Speaker:
Cass Sunstein
Venue:
Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics

How does new information about climate change impact our existing beliefs? Cass Sunstein identifies some surprising biases and findings. Cass Sunstein (@CassSunstein) is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School. From 2009 … read more »


31
Jan
2018

RSS | Kenneth W. Abbott

Type:
Research Seminar Series
Speaker:
Kenneth W. Abbott
Venue:
London School of Economics, Tower 2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn Passage, London, WC2A 2AZ

Kenneth W. Abbott, Jack E. Brown Chair in Law at Arizona State University, will be the speaker for this seminar. This seminar is open to all LSE staff and students. … read more »


25
Jan
2018

Panel debate | Business responsibility and the climate crisis: climate obligations for enterprises

Type:
Public Lectures
Venue:
London School of Economics, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, 99 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4JF

On the 18 January 2018, a group of legal experts from around the world launched the Principles on Climate Obligations of Enterprises. These principles are a follow-up to the 2015 … read more »


24
Jan
2018

Grantham Workshop | Benchmarks for Emissions Trading – General Principles for Emissions Scope – Misato Sato

Type:
Grantham Workshop
Venue:
LSE, TW2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn London WC2A 2AZ

Abstract Greenhouse gas emission benchmarks are widely implemented as a policy tool, as more countries move to implement carbon pricing mechanisms for industrial emissions. In particular, benchmarks are used to … read more »


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