Jonathon Porritt - Climate Crunch: making the economics fit
LSE Sustainability in Practice lecture, co-hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer, professor of environment and development and head of the department of geography and environment at LSE
Speaker: Jonathon Porritt, founder director of Forum for the Future
Content of lecture
At the beginning of this new decade, more people in the US and UK remain unpersuaded by the science of climate change than this time last year.
Could it be that people have spotted the yawning gap between the politicians’ apocalyptic rhetoric and the bland lifestyle advice to change your light bulbs or drive more slowly?
What if there’s no solution to climate change without freeing ourselves from our obsession with economic growth?