Online book club: How to avoid a climate disaster

Tuesday 04 May 2021 | 18:00 - 19:00 | Webinar

This event has been organised by CFA UK's Climate Change working group.

Please note, you will be required to read the book prior to the event.

A copy of How to avoid a climate disaster: The solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need can be purchased here.

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical and accessible plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.

The Climate Change book club is your opportunity to discuss Bill Gates’ plan with your investment industry peers.

For this session, the discussion will focus on:

  • What are the causes and effects of climate change?
  • How can experts from the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science and finance help?
  • What technologies and innovation are needed?
  • What policies should governments adopt and what are the actions individuals can take?
  • Is achieving zero emissions within our reach?

Timings and format

  • 18:00: Welcome and session overview
  • 18:10: Book overview
  • 18:15: Group discussion around questions
  • 18:45: General Q&A
  • 19:00: End of session

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