Frontiers in Climate Change Economics and Policy Research: taking stock, moving forward

Date: 25 Sep 2013
Venue: The Royal Society, London

ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy conference: including the Munich Re Programme 2008 to 2013.

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9.00 am Registration opens.

9.30 am Welcome

Professor Judith Rees, Director, CCCEP, LSE

9.40 am

An overview of key themes and findings from CCCEP Phase 1, including a round table discussion

Dr Simon Dietz, Deputy Director, CCCEP, LSE

10.30 am Coffee

11.00 am

Advancing Climate Science, Managing Climate Risks

Introduction by Professor Judith Rees, Director, CCCEP, LSE

Managing Climate Risks in Development Processes

Dr Lindsay Stringer, Director: Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds

Uncertainty and Risk in Climate Change Economics

Dr Antony Millner, Research Fellow, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, LSE


Professor Suraje Dessai, Professor of Climate Change Adaptation, University of Leeds

Ronan Palmer, Environment Agency and member of CCCEP Steering Committee

Questions and discussion

12.15 pm


1.15 pm

Promoting Low Carbon Economies

Introduction by Professor Sam Fankhauser, Deputy Director, CCCEP, LSE

What Future for Carbon Markets?

Dr Luca Taschini, Senior Dahrendorf Research Fellow, CCCEP, LSE

What Role for States and Markets in Low Carbon Transitions

Dr Tim Foxon, Reader in Sustainability & Innovation, University of Leeds


Damien Morris, Senior Policy Advisor, Sandbag Climate Campaign

Dr Julia Steinberger, Lecturer, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

Questions and discussion

2.30 pm Tea

3.00 pm

Advancing Climate Policy

Introduction by Professor Jouni Paavola, Deputy Director, CCCEP, University of Leeds

International Climate Policy/Politics

Professor John Vogler, Keele University

How much can we rely on governance beyond the state?

Dr Rory Sullivan, Senior Research Fellow, CCCEP, University of Leeds


Sam Bickersteth, Chief Executive, Climate and Development Knowledge Network, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dr Alessandro Tavoni, Research Fellow, CCCEP, LSE

Questions and discussion

4.15 pm Conclusions

A review of key themes for CCCEP Phase 2 including a round table

Professor Andy Gouldson, Director, CCCEP, University of Leeds

5.30 pm – Close