[Update] Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern in Conversation


On April 22, Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern, two of the world’s leading experts on economics and the environment, join in conversation about the interaction of climate change and inequality.

Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia, and won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2001. His book The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them will be published in April 2015.

Stern is a professor at the London School of Economics, and president of the British Academy. The launch of Stern’s book Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change is also scheduled for April 2015.

LIS Director Janet Gornick will introduce the conversation while Deborah Balk and Eduardo Porter will co-moderate. The event will be held at the Proshansky Auditorium of The Graduate Center in New York, 7-8.30 pm. While admission to the event is free, the venue is currently at full capacity. It will however be possible to follow the conversation via live-stream.

“Inequality and Climate Change” is co-sponsored by the Advanced Research Collaborative, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the Graduate Center, and the Luxembourg Income Study Center.

Get a preview of the upcoming conversation here:

Stay tuned for more updates in the following weeks!

April 3, 2015 | News