How solving the climate crisis will make us richer | Cameron Hepburn | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool
Join economist and climate policy expert Cameron Hepburn in this thought-provoking TEDx talk on how solving the climate crisis can actually make us richer. Hepburn discusses the economic benefits of investing in sustainable energy solutions, and how this can create long-term growth while also saving the planet. By exploring the intersection of economic growth and environmental sustainability, Professor Hepburn offers a compelling vision for a prosperous, low-carbon future. Don’t miss this inspiring talk on how we can address the urgent challenge of climate change while also creating economic opportunities for all. Cameron Hepburn is Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Oxford, and Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. He also serves as the Director of the Economics of Sustainability Programme, based at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School.
Cameron has published widely on energy, resources and environmental challenges in the world’s leading journals (such as Nature and Science) and across disciplines including engineering, biology, philosophy, economics, public policy and law, drawing on degrees in law and engineering (Melbourne University) and masters and doctorate in economics (Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar).
He has co-founded three successful businesses – Climate Bridge, Vivid Economics and Aurora Energy Research – and has provided advice on energy and environmental policy to government ministers (e.g. China, India, UK and Australia) and international institutions (e.g. UN, OECD, World Bank). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx