31 March 2022
Staff from across SOAS critically discussed Climate Change and Justice in interdepartmental discussions themed around Just Climate Change Transitions/Transformations in a special online Teach-in on Wednesday 30 March 2022. Speakers included SOAS staff from Development Studies, Economics, School of Finance and Management, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Politics and International Studies, as well as SOAS affiliates.
Giuseppina Siciliano from the Centre for Development Environment and Policy (CeDEP) led the organisation of the event as part of the Worldwide Teach-In on climate solutions and justice, promoted by the Open Society University Network in collaboration with the Bard College in New York, USA.
The event is took place online and comprised of 3 sessions.
Session 1: Just transformations
Tom Tanner (Centre for Development, Environment and Policy- Dept. of Development Studies); Leo Horn Phathanothai (WRI and SOAS Professor of Practice); Inna Yaneva-Toraman (Dept. Of Anthropology and Sociology); Susannah Fisher (SOAS Professor of Practice); Farhana Yamin (International lawyer and activist)
Session 2: Financing just low-carbon transitions
Ulrich Volz (Dept. of Economics); Dr Thomas Marois (Dept. of Development Studies); Yannis Dafermos (Dept. of Economics)
Session 3: Enabling Just energy transitions
Christine Oughton (School of Finance and Management); Giuseppina Siciliano (Centre for Development, Environment and Policy- Dept. of Development Studies); Michael Albert (Dept. of Politics and International Studies); Jon Phillips (Centre for Development, Environment and Policy- Dept. of Development Studies)