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LSE Executive Summer School, Climate Change: Economics and Governance

Event Date: 
Mon, 24/06/2013 (All day) to Fri, 28/06/2013 (All day)

The objective of this multi-disciplinary five-day course is to provide an in-depth overview of the economics and governance of climate change, one of the foremost issues of the 21st century. It will also consider the threats and opportunities presented by climate change, and the evolving nature of government and market responses to it, for a range of organisations.

The course is taught by members of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, one of LSE's leading research centres.

This course will address the following key topics

  • Getting up-to-speed with the science and economics of climate change, including well-known controversies.
  • Economic tools for mitigating climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions: economic aspects.
  • Adapting to climate change: interpreting scientific evidence, and planning for adaptation in developed and developing countries.
  • Politics, governance and institutional development at the international and national levels.
  • The risks and opportunities created by climate change for different economic sectors and organisations

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