Dr. Jonathan Woetzel is a Director and Senior Partner at McKinsey Global Institute. Based in China since 1985, he has been instrumental in building McKinsey’s China office. He also leads McKinsey’s Cities Special Initiative and is responsible for convening McKinsey’s work with city, regional, and national authorities in more than 40 geographies around the world. He is a co-chair of the not-for-profit think tank, the Urban China Initiative—a joint venture of Tsinghua University and McKinsey—that aims to develop and implement solutions to China’s urbanization challenges. He is the author of several books, including Capitalist China: Strategies for a Revolutionized Economy (Wiley & Sons, 2003).
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Climate Risk and Response in a Post-Pandemic World
with Dr. Jonathan Woetzel and Dr. Mekala Krishnan
Global carbon emissions could fall by an estimated 5.5% in 2020 as a result of declining industrial production in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But if the change is not systemic these effects may be fleeting, and the changing climate could put hundreds of millions of lives, trillions of dollars of economic activity, and the world’s physical and natural capital at risk.