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Better Growth, Better Climate: cities and the new climate economy

LSE Works public lecture

Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities

This LSE Works public lecture was structured around research for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and the cities workstream of the Commission’s New Climate Economy (NCE) project which LSE Cities is leading.

The overall aim of NCE is to provide independent and authoritative evidence on the relationship between actions which can strengthen economic performance and those which reduce the risk of dangerous climate change.

The event featured some of the core findings and arguments that were recently published in the first NCE publication ‘Better growth, better climate’ and position the role of cities as part of a global green economy transition.

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  • Philipp Rode

    Philipp Rode

    Philipp Rode is Executive Director of LSE Cities and Senior Professorial Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. As researcher and consultant he has been directing interdisciplinary projects comprising urban governance, transport, city planning and urban design since 2003. The focus of his current work is on green economy strategies in cities, which includes co-directing the cities programme of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.

  • Dimitri Zenghelis

    Dimitri Zenghelis

    Dimitri Zenghelis is Co-Head Climate Policy at the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE and Associate Fellow of the Energy, Environment and Development Programme at Chatham House.

  • Fran Tonkiss

    Fran Tonkiss

    Fran Tonkiss is Professor of Sociology at LSE.