The climate after COVID-19: Mary Robinson and Lord Stern in conversation

12 Nov 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

The British Museum on Zoom
Free

Communities around the globe are facing crises on all sides as the effects of climate change grow and the global pandemic leaves economies reeling.

Join Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Nicholas Stern, Past President of the British Academy and Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE, as they discuss the planet's environmental future in a changed world, post COVID-19.

Part of the public programme accompanying the Citi exhibition Arctic: culture and climate at the British Museum (22 October 2020–21 February 2021).

Speakers:
Mary Robinson Hon FBA, Adjunct Professor of Climate Justice, Trinity College Dublin; Chair of the Elders; Former President of Ireland
Lord Nick Stern of Brentford FBA, IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics; Past President, The British Academy

This event includes live captioning delivered by Stagetext

Free, booking required

If you have any questions about this event, please email events@thebritishacademy.ac.uk.

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