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The Biggest Problems in the World - What Should We Deal With First?

Department of Economics Public Lecture

Date: Thursday 17 November 2005
Time: 6.30pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker:   Professor Bjørn Lomborg
Discussants: Professor Julian Hunt and Dr Mark Maslin
Chair: Professor John Sutton

A group of the world's top economists gathered at the 2004 Copenhagen Consensus project to perform triage on the biggest challenges facing the world today. Its organiser Bjørn Lomborg will speak on the project and its global priorities.

Bjørn Lomborg is adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School and organiser of the Copenhagen Consensus.

Julian Hunt is professor of climate modelling and honorary professor of mathematics at the centre for polar observation & modelling, department of space & climate physics, University College London.  Dr Mark Maslin is from the environmental change research centre, department of geography, University College London.

Ticket Information

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required.
Update: 3.30pm Thursday 10 November - all tickets for this event have now been allocated

The online ticket request form is now closed as all tickets for members of the public, LSE staff and alumni have now been allocated.
Tickets for this event will be distributed as of Thursday 10 November. Any applicants who were unsuccessful in their ticket request will be advised as soon as possible.

Returns Queue
There will be a returns queue in operation for this event. Shortly before the event starts we will fill any empty seats left by ticket holders with people from the returns queue. The returns queue will be located outside the entrance to the Old Theatre. Entry is not guaranteed to this event via the returns queue.


PowerPoint presentation of The Biggest Problems in the World - What Should We Deal With First? (PDF)

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