"The race to zero: action by cities, business and investors" with Tom Hale, Aoife Brophy & Steve Smith

16 March 2021

Portrait of Professor Thomas Hale

with Professor Thomas Hale
Associate Professor of Global Public Policy

Thomas Hale’s research explores how we can manage transnational problems effectively and fairly. He seeks to explain how political institutions evolve – or not – to face the challenges raised by globalisation and interdependence, with a particular em...

Net zero targets are proliferating across the world, covering not only countries but also business, investors, cities, states and provinces, universities, and many others.

But are these targets credible? And how can we ensure they lead to change? A new report sheds light on both the scope and, critically, the quality of the groundswell of net zero targets globally.

Join Professor Thomas Hale, Blavatnik School of Government, Dr Aoife Brophy, Saïd Business School & Dr Steve Smith, Net Zero Initiative, in the ninth talk of the Oxford net zero: climate in the balance series of discussions.