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Responding to climate change - challenges and possible solutions

Join Misum on 8 October for our second Annual Forum, a virtual academic conference examining key issues in sustainable markets. This year internationally renowned climate scholars and experts from finance and industry will present research and evidence on responding to the accelerating climate crisis.

Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) is proud to host a vibrant line-up of high-level academics and young researchers working in the areas of sustainability, climate change, finance and economics who will present expert academic insights on climate-focused topics.‚Äč Complementing the academic talks, a moderated practitioner panel with industry experts from the world of finance and high-emitting industries will provide insights from practice on what the impacts of climate change mean for industry and business. 

The conference will be live-streamed, with speakers based around the world and at Misum’s home base of Stockholm School of Economics. Registration is required to watch the event live.

Academic speakers include Nobel prize winner Prof. Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics, Columbia University; Prof. Elke Weber, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, Princeton University; Prof. Laura Starks, Professor of Finance, Texas McCombs; Prof. Samuel Fankhauser, Professor of Climate Change Economics and Policy, University of Oxford; Prof. Brendan O'Dwyer, Professor of Accounting, University of AmsterdamIndustry panelists include representatives from Folksam, Electrolux, AP7, Scania and H2 Green steel. Head over to Misum’s website to read more about this year’s speakers and see the preliminary conference program.

Find out more information about the forum and register here

The header image background depicts the ‘warming stripe’ graphics by Ed Hawkins, Professor of Climate Science at the University of Reading. The stripes are visual representations of the change in global temperature from 1850 to 2020. On a global level, the stripes turn from mainly blue to mainly red in more recent years, illustrating the rise in average temperatures. Find out more on showyourstripes.info.