William D. Nordhaus
2018 Nobel Laureate

© Nobel Media AB 2018
by Alexander Mahmoud.

«The economics of climate change»
In his keynote, Professor William Nordhaus will combine the interdisciplinary insights from natural sciences and economics to address a set of critical questions. What is the optimal policy to address climate change? What are the costs of climate change? And how will technology and innovation help?

William Nordhaus of Yale University has been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for ‘integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis’, jointly with Paul Romer. His pioneering work on climate economy models greatly advanced understanding of the complex interactions between climate change and human economic activities. It provided a sound scientific foundation for climate policy prescriptions discussed in international fora and adopted in many industrial countries since the late 20th century.

This is a public event. No registration needed. Limited seating. First come, first served.


21. Januar 2020, 18:30 Uhr
Universität Zürich, Aula, KOL-G-201
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich, Schweiz