Past Events

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

Public lecture | How many people can Earth support in comfort

Speaker(s): Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta
14 Nov 2017 at London School of Economics, Shaikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ

London School of Economics and Political Science public lecture featuring Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, introduced and chaired by Professor … read more »


The political economy of weak treaties | Bard Harstad

Speaker(s): Bard Harstad
3 Nov 2017 at 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Room 32L.LG.04, London School of Economics, London, UK

Bard Harstad, University of Oslo, will present his recent paper ‘The political economy of weak treaties’ written with Marco Battaglini, Cornell University and EIEF.  


Grantham Workshop | Charles Palmer and Ben Groom

Speaker(s): Charles Palmer & Ben Groom
1 Nov 2017 at London School of Economics, New Academic Building, Room 2.14,

Charles Palmer, Associate Professor of Environment and Development in the Department of Geography and Environment at the London School of Economics, and Ben Groom, Associate Professor of Environment and Development … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Robert Falkner

Speaker(s): Robert Falkner
18 Oct 2017 at London School of Economics, Tower 2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn Passage, London, WC2A 2AZ

Robert Falkner, Research Director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar.


RSS | Linda Nøstbakken

Speaker(s): Linda Nøstbakken
11 Oct 2017 at London School of Economics, Tower 2, Room 9.04, Clement's Inn Passage, London, WC2A 2AZ

Linda Nøstbakken,a Professor in the Department of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), will be the speaker at this event. This seminar is open to all LSE staff … read more »



Leeds Climate Commission – First forum event – All welcome!

10 Oct 2017 at University of Leeds

Following the successful public launch of  Leeds Climate Commission on September 7, the first Leeds Climate Forum will be an open consultation on the Commission’s report, ‘A Low Carbon Strategy for Leeds’ .  Commission Chair Professor Andy Gouldson will present the strategy, outlining a range of cost-effective options. Using a workshop format, forum attendees will be […]


Grantham Workshop | Daniel Heyen

Speaker(s): Daniel Heyen
4 Oct 2017 at London School of Economics, (exact venue tbc)

Daniel Heyen, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar.


Public lecture | A proposal for climate justice

Speaker(s): Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs
3 Oct 2017 at London School of Economics, Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

Professor Jeffrey Sachs will introduce a proposed standard for climate action, financing, and side payments between countries. Jeffrey D. Sachs (@JeffDSachs) is Professor of Economics at Columbia University, a leader in sustainable development, … read more »