When markets collapsed in 2008, policymakers invoked the lessons of the Great Depression to avert the worst. Barry Eichengreen will show us how fear of another depression following the collapse of Lehman Brothers shaped policy responses, with both positive and negative results.

Barry Eichengreen
Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California

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