Past Events

Climate litigation: achievements and challenges

Speaker(s): Randall Abate, Emily Barritt, Megan Bowman, Tessa Khan, Hari Osofsky, Jaqueline Peel, Veerle Heyvaert
9 Jan 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Climate change litigation continues to expand across jurisdictions as a tool to strengthen climate action. But are courts prepared to protect the rights of future generations, wildlife and natural resources … read more »


The case for the Green New Deal – video

Speaker(s): Dr Ann Pettifor
4 Nov 2019 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

To protect the systems that sustain life on earth, we need to do more than just reimagine the economy – we have to change everything. From one of the original … read more »


Protest and Power: can climate activism save the planet? Video

Speaker(s): Ed Miliband MP, James Murray, Farhana Yamin
9 Oct 2019 at LSE Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A 3LJ

Can climate activism – from Extinction Rebellion to the school climate strikes – bring about the radical change in government and business that is needed to stop runaway global warming? … read more »





Are courts the new crucible for climate justice?

4 Jul 2019 at Fawcett House (Formerly Tower 2), Room 9.04, London School of Economics, WC2A 2AZ

This event, being held as part of as part of London Climate Action Week, will provide rare insights from prominent figures involved directly in landmark judgements and cases on climate change and air pollution.


Prospering from Climate-Resilient Growth in Cities

3 Jul 2019 at London's Living Room, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA

This event, part of London Climate Action Week, will highlight the critical importance of adaptation and resilience to sustainable economic development and growth in cities.


How Climate-Resilient Are London’s Businesses?

3 Jul 2019 at London's Living Room, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA

This business roundtable event, being held as part of as part of London Climate Action Week, explores London’s physical and transition climate risks and what this means for businesses in London.


Financing an Inclusive and Just Transition to a Net Zero Economy

3 Jul 2019 at SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance, SOAS University of London, Alumni Lecture Theatre, Paul Webley Wing, London WC1H 0XG

This event, being held as part of as part of London Climate Action Week, will seek to address the issue of how finance can accelerate positive change on climate action in the real economy.