If we know the world is warming and there's a 10% chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't we doing more about climate change right now? We insure our lives against an uncertain future—why not our planet?

Gernot Wagner
Lead Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund
James Close
Director, Climate Change, World Bank Group

CSIS will host World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim for a public address on what can be done to end extreme poverty by the year 2030 and key lessons from the last half century.

Jim Yong Kim
President, World Bank Group