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Past Seminars:
Climate Change, Inequality and Social Policy Seminar

These seminars are held on Thursdays at 12:00-13:30 at STICERD in room 32L 1.04 (1st floor, 32 Lincolns Inn Fields, London), unless specified otherwise.

They are held in conjunction with the LSE's International Inequalities Institute and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

This seminar is organised by Professor Ian Gough (LSE).

For further information please contact Cheryl Conner, Email:, Tel: +44(0)20 7955 6562.

All are welcome, but please register your attendance with Eventbrite at the links provided for each seminar.

Go to to view the full list of events in 2017/2018

24 May 2018   12:00 - 13:30
Is the Sharing Economy sustainable?
Koen Frenken (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
Location: ONLINE

26 April 2018   12:00 - 13:30
Grassroots Innovations for Sustainability
Gill Seyfang (University of East Anglia)
Location: ONLINE

01 March 2018   12:00 - 13:30
The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits
Erling Holden (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences) , joint with Professor Kristin Linnerud, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Location: ONLINE

15 February 2018   12:00 - 13:30
Having Too Much: Developing a Riches line
Ingrid Robeyns (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
Location: ONLINE

07 December 2017   12:00 - 13:30
Climate Change, Inequality and Time Use: Double-Dividend Approaches to Emission Reduction
Juliet Schor (Boston College, USA)
Location: ONLINE

09 November 2017   12:00 - 13:30
Making Social Housing Warm, Energy Efficient and Fair following the Grenfell Disaster
Anne Power (CASE / LSE)
Location: ONLINE

25 May 2017   12:00 - 13:30
Postgrowth and Wellbeing
Milena Buchs (University of Leeds) , joint with Max Koch (Lund University)
Dr Milena Buchs (University of Leeds)
Location: ONLINE

27 April 2017   12:00 - 13:30
Would income redistribution result in higher aggregate emissions?
Lutz Sager (PhD Student in Environmental Economics, LSE) , joint with Professor Angela Druckman (Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, University of Surrey) Ian Gough, Visiting Professor CASE and Grantham Research Institute, LSE.
Location: ONLINE

09 March 2017   12:00 - 13:30
Time and Carbon: Low carbon fun? A time use perspective towards sustainability (Angela Druckman), The case for a shorter working week (Anna Coote)
Professor Angela Druckman (Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, University of Surrey) , joint with Anna Coote (Principal Fellow at the New Economics Foundation and the author of 'Time on our Side')
Location: ONLINE

16 February 2017   12:00 - 13:30
The co-benefits of the low carbon economy to health, social equity and disadvantaged areas
Paul Wilkinson (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Alison Smith (Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford)
Ruth Mayne (Oxfam GB and ECI, University of Oxford)
Location: ONLINE

01 December 2016   12:00 - 13:30
Carbon and Inequality: from Measurement to Policy
Lucas Chancel (IDDRI, Sciences Po, Paris) , joint with Dario Kenner (Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University)
Respondent: Dario Kenner (Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University)
Location: ONLINE

03 November 2016   12:00 - 13:30
Climate Change, Inequality and Social Policy
Ian Gough (CASE, London School of Economics)
Location: ONLINE