Forthcoming virtual & in-person

Events

Forthcoming Events

January

Panel Discussion: "Towards COP27: moving forwards after COP26"

27th January 2022: 5:00pm
Online - Crowdcast

At the end of 2021, the world looked with great expectation towards Glasgow for the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, COP26.

Series: Post COP26: successes, lessons learnt & what do we need to do now?

February

'Bringing breakthrough technologies to market: evidence from UK renewable energy projects' with Sugandha Srivastav

3rd February 2022: 3:00pm
Online - Zoom

Due to the irreversibility of many investments, firms often have a “rational reluctance” to invest immediately in risky projects and there is an option value to waiting. However, this delay in investment is sub-optimal if the technologies in question generate large positive externalities or reduce negative externalities.

“What would a sustainable economy look like?” with Prof Sir Dieter Helm

3rd February 2022: 5:00pm
Online - Crowdcast

What would have to happen for this generation to live within its environmental means and to bequeath to the next generation a set of assets at least as good as it inherited?

Series: Post COP26: successes, lessons learnt & what do we need to do now?

March

'Transforming energy systems' with Steven Fries

10th March 2022: 3:00pm
Online & Manor Road Building

Using evidence from the acceleration of change over the past two decades, Transforming Energy Systems: Economics, Policies and Change (Elgar 2021) examines the market developments and policies that advance and guide innovation and deployment of low-carbon alternatives to present fossil fuel use.

"Tropical forests to 2050: science challenges for researchers and policy-makers" with Prof Oliver Phillips

10th March 2022: 5:00pm   Registration Required
Online & Oxford Martin School

Understanding the dynamics of carbon and biodiversity across the world’s tropical forests and how these change with our changing climate requires global teamwork and a multidisciplinary approach.

Series: Post COP26: successes, lessons learnt & what do we need to do now?