Past Events

Details of events for the new academic term will be posted here later in the summer.


LSE Executive Education course | Climate change: economics and governance

Speaker(s): Simon Dietz, Sam Fankhauser, David Stainforth
11 Jun 2018 at LSE, London

This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics and governance of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present for a range of organisations. The course begins with an intensive introduction to climate change as a scientific and particularly as a social scientific issue, intended to bring students up-to-speed with the […]


Policies to finance energy efficiency

1 Jun 2018 at London School of Economics, Tower 2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn Passage, London, WC2A 2AZ

This workshop, hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science will draw on the insights of a … read more »




A Green History of the Welfare State

Speaker(s): Tony Fitzpatrick (University of Nottingham)
1 Mar 2018 at 32L 1.04 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

More details on this event will be posted nearer the time


RiverBlue: can fashion save the planet?

23 Feb 2018 at London School of Economics, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ

Do you know how your clothes are made? The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment  and the Department of Geography and Environment present a screening of RiverBlue (2016), a documentary examining the harsh … read more »


Beveridge’s Sixth Giant

19 Feb 2018 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Beveridge’s “Five Giants” remain central issues in discussions about the welfare state today, but there are also new challenges that have emerged since the 1940s. Which “Giant” issue would a modern … read more »



How do People Really Think about Climate Change?

Speaker(s): Cass Sunstein
1 Feb 2018 at Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics

How does new information about climate change impact our existing beliefs? Cass Sunstein identifies some surprising biases and findings. Cass Sunstein (@CassSunstein) is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School. … read more »


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