Events - 24.06.2010 - 00:00 

Debate about Climate Change

‘Challenge the Best’, an initiative by the Student Union of the HSG, invites some of the most honoured personalities of today and 40 of the brightest European students to discuss "Climate Change and social order".
Source: HSG Newsroom


10 May 2010. The students will join the winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2007), Professor Eric Maskin, and the winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1991), Professor Richard R. Ernst, to look for solutions to the social consequences of climate change. The debate will be chaired by Nadine Dereza. With a background as a reporter for the BBC and CNN, she was named Financial Journalist of the Year whilst working as London Business Correspondent for Summit TV.

Further panellists will include Ulrich Bremi, former business leader and Speaker of the Swiss National Council (1990/91), Dr. Hans R. Herren, winner of the World Food Prize (1995) and the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (2003), as well as Professor Sir Brian Hoskins, Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change. The public panel discussion will be opened by Economic Nobel Prize winner Eric Maskin with a lecture on the design of climate change treaties. Sir Brian Hoskins’s input statement will deal with the influence of climate change in the late 21st century.