On 11 April 2016, the Grantham Institute welcomed Christiana Figueres, the UN's former chief diplomat on climate change who oversaw the delivery of the Paris Agreement following the global climate change negotiations at COP21 in 2015.

SSCP DTP students were especially privileged to participate in an invitation only Q&A session before Christiana presented the Grantham Annual Lecture.

Christiana FigueresStudent Q&AStudents Q&A 2

 

15 Minutes into the Future

Kieran Brophy and Rebecca Thomas, cohort 2, interviews Christiana for their podcast '15 Minutes into the Future', talking about the Paris agreement, the role of science in informing climate policy, and how individuals can take action on climate change.

Click here to hear the podcast.

 

Grantham Annual Lecture 2016

Christiana Figueres called for investors to take risks that benefit the environment and global poverty at the Grantham Institute annual lecture.

Grantham Annual Lecture 2016

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