Despite our extensive knowledge of the major challenges the world faces during coming decades, impasse exists in global attempts to address economic, climate, trade, security, and other key issues. The Chancellor will examine the implications of this gridlock, drawing on the work of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations - of which he is a member - as well as experiences from his distinguished political and diplomatic career.
James Martin Memorial Lecture: "Gridlock and train crashes: what happens when the world loses the habit of cooperation?" with Lord Patten of Barnes
28 October 2014