Past Events

Critical Minerals, Geopolitics, and the Risks for Achieving Net-Zero Transition

Speaker(s): Sylvie Goulard, Tim Gould, Professor Sophia Kalantzakos, Daniel Litvin, Professor Lord Stern
24 Nov 2022 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE and Online

This event will bring together leading voices in the field for a panel discussion on the risks for the net-zero transition caused by the dependence on critical minerals.

Trade and Climate: a negotiating agenda for the WTO?

Speaker(s): Ignacio Garcia Bercero
26 Oct 2022 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

After striking a deal on fisheries subsidies, could trade and climate be the next negotiating challenge for the WTO?

Disruptive Energy Futures | Amory Lovins

Speaker(s): Amory Lovins
20 Sep 2022 at LSE Campus

Amory Lovins, a physicist and cofounder of RMI, a worldwide consultant, and a designer of super­efficient buildings, vehicles, equipment, and factories.

Whatever It Takes – Is There A Plan B For Climate Change?

Speaker(s): Dr Clare Balboni, Professor Robin Burgess, Lord Debden, Professor David Keith, Sir David King, Dr Anna Valero, Professor Elizabeth Robinson
20 Sep 2022 at Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE Campus

Plan A for climate change should be to change our growth model to reduce emissions sufficiently to stop global warming…

Global Trends in Climate Litigation

Speaker(s): Anne Corrigan, Michael Burger, Ana Carolina Haliuc, Kate Higham, Mark Odaga, Dr Joana Setzer, Dr Roda Verheyen, Professor Conor Gearty, Lord Carnwath
30 Jun 2022 at Online and in-person public event (Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building)

This event will mark the launch of the Grantham Research Institute’s 2022 Global Trends in Climate Change Litigation Policy Report.

Climate Change: Economics and Governance

13 Jun 2022 at LSE Campus, London

Explore the challenges, navigate the risks and unlock the opportunities that climate change represents for your organisation Climate change is…

Climate Change Diplomacy: a most dangerous game

Speaker(s): Professor Scott Barrett
17 May 2022 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, london, WC2A 3LJ

This keynote lecture will explain: why, despite thirty years of diplomatic effort, global collective action on climate change has failed;…

Money (Not) to Burn: Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Crop Residue Burning | Seema Jayachandran

16 Mar 2022 at Online (via Zoom)

Seema Jayachandran is a Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. She will be discussing her paper: Money (Not) to Burn: Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Crop Residue Burning. Abstract Payments for ecosystem services – and conditional cash transfers more broadly – encourage specific behaviors by rewarding participants who undertake the behaviors. However, incomplete markets […]