The Centre for Accountability and Global Development warmly invites you to join guest speaker Professor Aseem Prakash as he explores the three face of climate change justice.
16:00 - 17:00
Professor Aseem Prakash, University of Washington
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Centre for Accountability and Global Development (CAGD) Research Seminar Series
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The Centre for Accountability and Global development bring you a research seminar with guest speaker Professor Aseem Prakash, Walker Family Professor for the College of Arts and Sciences Founding Director, UW Centre for Environment Politics, University of Washington, Seattle.
Climate change is the most profound challenge facing humanity. Yet, climate policies face resistance because they impose local costs for a global, nonexcludable benefit, and distribute these costs asymmetrically across economic sectors and groups.
Analytically, there are three dimensions of climate injustice;
The political challenge is to devise policies that are sensitive to equity implications. In the short run, these may not be the most effective or economically optimal policies. But justice-sensitive policies will create the necessary political buy-in for sustained and deep decarbonization and enhancing climate resilience.
This seminar is free to attend with no need to book in advance.
We warmly invite you to join this seminar online on Thursday 20 May at 4pm.
Professor Prakash studies environmental policy, climate governance, NGOs and nonprofits, and voluntary/private regulation.
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In addition to guest editing several journal symposia, he has published in leading journals of political science, international relations, public policy, regulatory studies, nonprofit studies, and business ethics. With Nives Dolsak, he has a byline in Forbes.com. He also publishes on platforms such as the Conversation, Huffpost, the Hill, Slate, and the Washington Post.