Climate change and the economy: what COP26 needs to know
Event hosted by University of Cambridge Alumni Festival 2021 on 28 September 2021
With the climate clock ticking, two of Cambridge’s leading economists, Dr Matthew Agarwala and Dr Cristina Peñasco, spoke to CSaP's Executive Director Rob Doubleday, about what leaders at COP26 need to know and do to deliver a clean, green recovery.
Dr Matthew Agarwala and Dr Cristina Peñasco, discussed some of the challenges and opportunities leaders should know, to ensure a sustainable and economic future following the COVID-19 pandemic. Will climate policy increase inequality? Can the public finances support pandemic recovery and climate action simultaneously?
The Alumni Festival brings people together from around the world, to discover the latest fascinating research and reconnect with fellow alumni from the University of Cambridge.
This year’s Alumni Festival took place online with an array of fascinating talks, tours and discussions. The Festival featured over 80 sessions across five days, from Friday 24 September to Tuesday 28 September.
Dr Matthew Agarwala