The First Event: The Economics of Climate Change

Lecture | 15 January 2007 10am to 12.30pm | National
Manifesto Challenge: Moving Towards a Zero Waste Society

Speakers: Sir Nicholas Stern

Location: RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ
Booking Status: Full
The Stern Review is a major review of the economics of climate change commissioned by the Chancellor Gordon Brown, to understand more comprehensively the nature of the economic challenges and how they can be met, in the UK and globally.

Sir Nicholas Stern, author of the review and head of the UK Government Economics Service, will launch his new book The Economics of Climate Change at the RSA on Monday 15 January at 10.30am (with coffee beforehand at 10am).
Sir Nicholas will deliver a keynote address and then further discuss his ideas in conversation with Stephanie Flanders, BBC Newsnight’s Economics Editor, Charlie Kronick, Senior Policy Adviser, Greenpeace and Dr Jon Gibbins, Imperial College. The event will be introduced by Matt Prescott, Director of the RSA’s CarbonLimited project.

The keynote address and discussion will be webcast live over the RSA’s website and can be heard by visiting the audio page.

To open up the discussion the RSA would like to invite you to contribute any questions you may have or issues you wold like to hear discussed. We will incorporate a selection of your responses and present them to the speaker and the panel. To submit your question visit:


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