May 19, 2022
Luohan Academy’s Director Chen Long discusses the academy’s latest report, on the benefits of creating a “digital circular economy,” which would go a long way towards reaching net zero carbon emissions and addressing the climate crisis. Report link: https://www.luohanacademy.com/insights/bc89734b94adf00c
Feb 10, 2022
Rob Johnson interviewed Columbia University historian Adam Tooze in early 2020 about his work on financial history and how it relates to the Green New Deal.
Jan 13, 2022
In a replay of INET Live’s webinar, following the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow last December, Richard Kozul-Wright of UNCTAD, Patrick Bond of the University of Johannesburg, and author Maude Barlow discuss the disproportionate impact climate change has on the developing world and the ways to best address it.
Dec 14, 2021
Many studies of the effect of climate change on GDP seriously mislead the research community, policymakers, and the general public.
Working Paper Series
Some cautionary remarks
Law, Economics & Policy Conference (LEPC) 4.3 -The Path for India's Climate TransitionConference
6:00-7:30pm IST | 12:30-2:00pm GMT | 7:30-9:00am EST
Dec 10, 2021
The 4th Law, Economics & Policy Conference (LEPC) is a virtual, multi-capsule conference series that aims to bring together legal, economic and public policy thinkers to consider a variety of real world issues in India in a holistic manner.
Dec 1, 2021
For several weeks, representatives of governments across the globe gathered in Glasgow to discuss plans for climate mitigation and adaptation. But the meetings were dominated by representatives of the world’s most advanced economies, often to the detriment of the places where the majority of the world’s population lives: the developing world.
Sep 28, 2021 | 03:00—04:00
Ambitious climate policy needs a broad-based organizing effort to combat the fossil fuel industry. As the climate movement moves towards embracing racial and economic justice as part of climate advocacy, what strategies and policies are needed to build a multi-racial, multi-class coalition? How can movements build the power needed to ensure the low-carbon transition is just?
Sep 28, 2021 | 04:05—05:00
Sep 28, 2021 | 01:50—02:50
Climate change is a collective problem that has largely been addressed through market-based solutions focused on individual actors. Economics has been a driving factor behind this market approach. The push for continued and perpetual economic growth is seen by many as incompatible with climate action. What is the role of economics in addressing the climate crisis? Can existing economic paradigms deliver an equitable low-carbon future?
Sep 28, 2021 | 01:00—01:45
Sep 28, 2021
Scientists have been sounding the alarm for decades about the severe global impact that rising temperatures will have on the environment, economies, and health outcomes, and ultimately humanity’s long-term survival. With disaster after disaster stacking up, the time for action is now.
Sep 22, 2021 | 12:00—12:30
Please join us for discussions at the end of each day.
Sep 22, 2021 | 09:00—10:00
The path to sustainable and just climate transition globally cannot happen without meaningful actions and cooperation between the US and China – the world’s largest economies and carbon emitters. What can we expect from US-China climate relations?
Sep 22, 2021 | 10:00—11:00
How do we pay for the vast transformation required? Who is responsible to whom, and how do we decide?