Lord Nicholas Stern

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Vice Chair, IDEAglobal Group (2007-2009)
Advisor, IDEAglobal Group (2009-2013)


Lord Stern joined IDEAglobal as Vice Chair on 13 August 2007. Former Chief Economist at the World Bank, Lord Stern is the Author of the seminal ‘Stern Review’, on the ‘Economics of Climate Change,’ and Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics (LSE). In addition, Lord Stern was Advisor to the UK Government on the Economics of Climate Change and Development, reporting to the Prime Minister from 2003-2007.

Key contributions and insights

  • In January 2009, Lord Stern wrote an update for CARBONfirst detailing Brazil’s role in the lead-up to COP 15 in Copenhagen. Read his report   CARBONfirst Jan09.
  • In June 2008 Lord Stern, alongside IDEAcarbon’s Founders, Shandi Modi and Chairman Ian Johnson, officially launched the Carbon Rating Agency (CRA). To see the full Press Release click here.
  • In May 2008, Lord Stern wrote an update on IDEAcarbon’s initiative to work with public and private institutions to work towards a truly global deal on climate. Click here to read his update.
  • December 2007, Lord Stern wrote the leading article for IDEAcarbon’s first edition of CARBONfirst, our leading insiders' policy outlook. To read his insights click here.

 Presentation by Lord Stern at the launch of the Carbon Rating Agency (CRA) in June 2008


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