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?


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