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Introduction
• Scientific evidence is overwhelming
• Climate change presents very serious global
risks and demands an urgent global response
• Lecture material is based primarily on “The
Stern Review”, (2006) and his speech at the
RES Annual Conference, Manchester, October
2006
– Commissioned by the then Chancellor Gordon Brown
– Reporting to Gordon Brown and Tony Blair
– Aim was to contribute to understanding of the
economics of climate change