The Stern Review +10: new opportunities for growth and development

Date: 28 Oct 2016 9:00 am — 5:00 pm
Venue: The Royal Society, at 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment held an international meeting in London on 28 October 2016 to mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of ‘The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review’.

The one-day event was held at the Royal Society in London, where ‘The Stern Review’ was officially launched in October 2006. It took stock of the extraordinary changes taking place in the global economy and sought to guide the research and policy that will deliver the global agenda created by the Paris Agreement (December 2015) and Sustainable Development Goals (September 2015).

The meeting featured a keynote lecture from Lord Stern, followed by three sessions, on Low-Carbon and Resilient Cities, Sustainable and Resilient Energy and Infrastructure, and Institutions and Policies for Development, Mitigation and Adaptation.

The full programme  for the day can be downloaded here.

Slides & videos

Keynote lecture: 

The Criticality of the Next 10 Years- Delivering the Global Agenda and Building Infrastructure for the 21st Century (slides)
by Prof. Lord Nicholas Stern of Brentford

Session two: Low-carbon and resilient cities 

Exploring the Economic Case for Climate Action in Cities (slides)
by Prof. Andy Gouldson

Building functional and low carbon cities (slides)
by Prof. Tony Venables

Inclusive, safe, sustainable and resilient cities in a time of climate change. (slides)
by Dr. Debra Roberts


Session 3: Sustainable and resilient energy and infrastructure 

Speech by Rachel Kyte

Speech by Sir Suma Chakrabarti

Session 4: Panel discussion | Institutions and policies for development, mitigation and adaptation

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