Discussion of Climate Change: Sir Nicholas Stern

Sir Nicholas Stern, former Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank, issued his 700-page report for the British government in October of 2006. The widely-discussed report outlines the effects of climate change on the world economy, in addition to recommending early action and suggesting guidelines for global policy.

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A lecture by Nicholas Coch of Queens College. This is part of the CUNY Climate Change Science Lecture Series and Exhibition on Governors Island. CUNY is proud to present its second annual science lecture series and science exhibition on Governors Island. The exhibition will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, starting June […]