Nicholas Stern at the University of Auckland

Lord Nicholas Stern is the delivering the Sir Dougla Robb Lectures 2010 at the University of Auckland early next month. His focus is on managing the risks of climate change, overcoming world poverty and creating a new era of growth and prosperity: The challenges for global collaboration and reationality. He was the Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank from 2000 to 2003, and was recently a civil servant and government economic advisor in the United Kingdom. He also wrote The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change – a 700-page report released for the British government on October 30, 2006. There are 3 lectures – 8, 9, 10 September at 7pm. For more information and to register click here. Worth a visit.

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