Past Events

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

A New Era for Business

Speaker(s): Paul Polman, Nicholas Stern
26 Nov 2018 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London

In an era of declining trust, growing inequality and spiralling climate change, Paul Polman will talk about the changing role of business and the opportunities presented by the UN Sustainable Development Goals to deliver … read more »


Human rights and climate change

Speaker(s): Professor Myles Allen, Roberto Eugenio T Cadiz, Lord Carnwath, Dr Stephen Humphreys
8 Nov 2018 at Hong Kong Theatre, Clement's House, LSE, London

Hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and LSE Law An expert panel will discuss the links between human rights and climate change, and whether … read more »




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 »