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Climate economics: leading the way to net zero and beyond

18 February 2021

3:00-4:00PM GMT

Join us on 18 February 2021 as we discuss the economics of climate change with a panel of speakers: 

  • Laura Eaton, Director, Fathom (moderator)
  • Erik Britton, CEO & Managing DirectorFathom (opening remarks)
  • Paul Fisher, Fellow, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (panellist)
  • Leon Saunders Calvert, Head of Sustainable Investing, Refinitiv (panellist) 
  • Brian Davidson, Head of Climate Economics, Fathom (panellist) 

Fathom has ramped up its research into issues related to climate economics, including an assessment of the economic consequences of global warming itself, the shift to net zero and looking at these issues from a global, country-specific, and sectoral perspective. We will be joined by Paul Fisher and Leon Saunders Calvert to discuss the path towards net zero, and beyond. Paul Fisher has a wealth of experience in policymaking, including work related to climate change and a recently edited book Making the Financial System SustainableLeon Saunders Calvert and Refinitiv offer a range of climate-related economic and company-specific data, including CO2 emissions and ESG ratings to thousands of capital market participants. They will be joined by Brian Davidson, who is leading Fathom’s research into the economics of climate change. The host and moderator for the discussion will be Laura Eaton, Director at Fathom. Fathom’s CEO and Managing Director, Erik Britton, will provide introductory remarks. 

Agenda: 

  • The economic consequences of global warming 
  • The economic consequences of net zero policies 
  • What needs to be done to achieve the IPCC’s goals 
  • Q&A with audience
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The following questions will be discussed at the event, please add your answers below to join in the conversation:
1. If left unchecked and global GHG emissions continued to rise, the economic consequences would be: *
2. Will the IPCC’s goal to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels be achieved? *
3. What is the best policy approach for the UK to achieve its net zero target by 2050? *
4. What is the best policy approach to get China and other large emerging markets to reduce their GHG emissions? *
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