Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change
Lord Nicholas Stern
Monday, 19 October 2015, 5pm to 6.30pm
Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street Oxford OX1 4BG
The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear: we can see that economic development, reduced emissions, and creative adaptation go hand in hand. A committed and strong low-carbon transition could trigger a new wave of economic and technological transformation and investment, a new era of global and sustainable prosperity. Why, then, are we waiting?
In this book talk, Nicholas Stern explains why, notwithstanding the great attractions of a new path, it has been so difficult to tackle climate change effectively. He makes a compelling case for climate action now and sets out the forms that action should take.
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