Past Events

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

Noise Pollution and Violence | Timo Heer

23 Jan 2019 at Fawcett House (Formerly Tower 2), Room 9.04, London School of Economics

Timo Heer will be discussing his paper: Noise Pollution and Violence Abstract Exposure to noise pollution carries some health risks that also come with air pollution. However, noise also affects … read more »


After COP 24, Katowice: have the rules to deliver on the Paris Agreement been agreed?

Speaker(s): Lord Nicholas Stern, Dr Alina Averchenkova, Mr Archie Young, Dr Achala Abeysinghe
18 Dec 2018 at Fawcett House (Formerly Tower 2), Room 9.04, London School of Economics

COP 24 in Katowice, Poland, is being held three years after the landmark climate change agreement reached in Paris, and only a few months after the IPCC Special Report on 1.5 degrees called for urgent action.


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 »


What next for international climate action?

Speaker(s): Emma Howard Boyd (Chair, Environment Agency), Professor Dame Judith Rees (Vice Chair, Grantham Research Institute), Professor Lord Stern (Chair, Grantham Research Institute), Lord Turner (Chair, Institute for New Economic Thinking)
4 Oct 2018 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ

In this event to celebrate the Grantham Research Institute’s 10th anniversary, the panel will explore how climate action needs to develop in the next 10 years to successfully deliver the … 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 »