Past Events

Climate Change (And Other Stories)

Speaker(s): Zena Edwards, Glen Gostlow, Michal Nachmany, Chris Redmond, Liv Torc
5 Mar 2020 at Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, LSE, London

Leading poets and researchers explore climate change fact and feeling with improvised music from the Tongue Fu Band – London’s leading spoken word and music show. Hosted by poet/musician Chris … read more »

Financing a Global Climate Deal

Speaker(s): Dr Ann Pettifor, Gianpiero Nacci, Rhian-Mari Thomas, Steve Waygood, Professor Nick Robins
3 Mar 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London.

A key challenge for the COP26 climate conference to be held in Glasgow in November 2020 is to agree how to harness the world’s financial system behind a rapid transition … read more »

Varieties of Climate Governance | Navroz Dubash

11 Feb 2020 at LSE, Clement House, 3.02, London WC2R 1DH

Navroz K. Dubash, Professor, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, will be discussing his paper Varieties of Climate Governance – Understanding the National Institutions Underpinning Climate Action Abstract How do states respond … read more »

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 »