Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford

British economist and academic (born 1946)

Nicholas Herbert Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, Kt, FBA (born 22 April 1946) is a British economist and academic. He is chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics (LSE), and 2010 Professor of Collège de France. He previously served as Chief Economist of the World Bank between 2000 and 2003.

Stern in year 2000

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  • We should remember that the last time global temperature was 5C different from today, the Earth was gripped by an ice age. So the risks are immense and can only be sensibly managed by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which will require a new low-carbon industrial revolution.

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