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”Skatteväxling-reflektioner och förslag på miljöområdet”, presentation at FORES webinar and launch of a new anthology on environmental taxes, 2020-03-25.

“Climate & Economics”, speech at Jönköping School of Education and Communication, Jönköping. 2020-02-06.

“Dealing with the climate in an efficient, fair and feasible manner: What can we learn from economics?” Invited keynot speaker at the INSEE-CESS International Conference on Climate Change and Disasters: Challenges, Opportunities and Responses, Hyderabad India, 2019-11-08.

"Så når vi Parisavtalet: konkreta förslag på åtgärder med effekt, både för länder, företag och den enskilda människan. ” Speech at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sverigefrämjardagarna, Stockholm 2019-10-14.

Participation in the session “Package implementation” with a presentation on complementary measures to put carbon taxation in a political context, at the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action’s workshop “Carbon Taxation”, Stockholm. 2019-10-04.

“Kärnkraftens roll i klimat- och näringspolitiken”. Studieförbundet Näringsliv och Samhälle, Stockholm. 2019-06-19.

“Climate policy in a conflicted world”. Speech at “Euroenvironment” Gothenburg, Sappören GU. 2019-04-29.

“Helping the Invisible Hand – How to design climate policy in a conflicted world”. Presentation, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, 2019-04-10

“Grön ekonomi – vad, varför och hur?”, Speach at Utvecklingsforum 2018, Sida, Stockholm, 2018-10-17.

”Fossilfritt – men hur?”. Plenary speech at Fossilfritt Sverige, Stockholm, 2018-09-06.

Speech at Geneva Assosiation 45th General Assembly, 2018-06-20.

“After Paris” Plenary Speech at International Energy Workshop, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, 2018-06-19.

Keynote lecture “Does the market Trump politics?” at the Environmental Economics International Conference: A Focus on Natural Resources. Orléans, France, 5-6 April 2018.

"Climate policy from Paris to Trump and beyond", plenary presented at Developments in Energy Economcis, Madrid, 15 February 2018.

Speaker at Séminaire du Conseil Économique pour le Développement Durable: Quel cadre fiscal pour accélerer la Transition écologique et solidaire? arranged by French Government. Paris, 13 February 2018.

Presentation at seminar “Europaperspektiv 2018 – EU I en världsordning under omvandling”. Norra Latin, Stockholm, 7 February 2018.

Plenary speaker at 13th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, 18-20 December 2017

Speaker at Forum för tillämpad samhällsekonomisk analys, Stockholm, 22 november 2017

Participation in Third International Workshop: The Energy Transition in Land Transportation. Ecole Normale Supérieure, 9-10 november 2017.

Keynote at conference Global (Dis)Order and Development at Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development, University of Gothenburg, 6-7 November 2017.

Presentation of paper “Grandfathering” (co-authored with M. Damon, D. Cole, and E. Ostrom) at CeCAR Workshop, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, 2017-06-13.

“Do Markets Trump Politics? Evidence from Fossil Market Reactions to the Paris Agreement and the US Election”. Presentation (together with Samson Mukanjari) at conference “The Economics of Energy and Climate Change”, Toulouse, France, 2017-06-06.

Participation in session "The research landscape if climate economics" at workshop "Challenges for Economics Research on Climate Change after Paris", Villa Vigoni, Italy, 2017-05-04.

Presenting "International climate economics: the importance of treaties and politics versus underlying trends in technology and taste" at international workshop "The economics of climate change and sustainability", Rimini Campus, University of Bologna, 2017-04-28.

Participation in seminar "Vägen till samarbete kring de globala utmaningarna", Jonsereds Herrgård, 2017-04-26.

Research keynote speech "Policy instruments for realizing a green economy in Ethiopia" at 1st Annual Conference on Ethiopias's Green Development Path - The Implementation of a Mainstreamed CRGE. Hilton Hote, Addis Ababa, 2017-04-25.

Presenting the paper “International Climate Economics” at the Department of Economics, University of Lisboa, Portugal, 2017-02-24.

Plenary speaker at Fifth Annual Conference for Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (IAERE) at University of Rome Tor Vergata, School of Economics, 2017-02-16.

Presentation at Eolus annual meeting, Hässleholm, 2017-01-28.

Presenting “Gröna skatter” at seminar ”Skattereformen 25 år – dess historia och framtid”. Seminar in Swedish Parliament on tax reform, Stockholm, 2017-01-25.

Presenting ”Carbon tax as an option in designing climate policies”, FSR Climate Annual Conference at European University Institute, Florence, 2016-12-01.

Invited speaker at Forum för giftfri miljö, Västerås, 2016-11-16.

Presenting ”Vad betyder Parisavtalet för näringsliv och samhälle?” at Hagainitiativets frukostmöte , Universeum, Gothenburg, 2016-10-21.

Presenting ”Klimatavtalet från Paris – utmaningen att gå från ord till handling” at Sustainability Day at School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, 2016-10-18.

“Ekonomiska perspektiv på klimatfrågan”, panel discussant at the Swedish National Conference in Economics at the School of Business, Economics, and Law, University of Gothenburg, 2016-09-30.

Presenting ”Refunding emissions payments” at the Swedish National Conference in Economics at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, 2016-09-30.

Presenting “Att möta klimatutmaningen”, Tuvedialogen lecture, Glöstorpskyrkan, Gothenburg, 2016-09-22.

“Environmental Causation and Public Health”, speaker at launch event for the Master’s Programme in Global Health at Sahlgrenska Academy Institute of Medicine, Wallenberg Conference Center, Gothenburg, 2016-08-29.

Participation in session “Mål och planering för att nå ett klimatsmart transportsystem” at Transporteffektivitetsdagen 2016, Lindholmen Conference Center, Gothenburg, 2016-08-25.

Participation in policy session “Climate and energy policy after the Paris Agreement” at the 22nd Annual Conference of Environmental & Resource Economics, ETH Zürich, 2016-06-24.

Chair of dual plenary session “Energy and the economy: Sensitivity and expectations” at the 39th IAEE International Conference “Energy: Expectations and uncertainty”, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, 2016-06-20.

Presenting "How to link heterogeneous climate policies?" at the Agenda COP21 High Level Forum at Hotel de Roquelaure, Paris, 2016-06-10.

Presenting "Putting the Paris Agreement to work: Next Steps for Renewable Energy and for Developing Countries" at the fifth annual Alliance Summer School in Science and Policy titled “Complex Interactions in Sustainability” at Columbia University, Paris, 2016-06-07.

Presenting "Changement climatique et autres problèmes de l’environnement" at College de France during the European Sustainable Development Week, Paris, 2016-06-02.

Panel discussant at Nordic conference on economic models and their use in policy making titled "How policy relevant are climate-economic and macroeconomic models?" at Rosenbad Conference Center, Stockholm, 2016-05-25.

Presenting at the conference “Skattereform i Sverige sett från utsidan” organized by Fores and LO at the Swedish Parliament, Stockholm, 2016-05-19.

Keynote speaker at the inauguration of the Chaire Energie et Prospérité at École Normale Supérieure, Paris, 2016-04-27.

Participation in policy session at the Tibergen Institute Conference "Combating Climate Change. Lessons from Macroeconomics, Political Economy, and Public Finance" at the Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, 2016-04-22.

Presenting at the symposium "El cuidado de la Casa Común. Lectura desde la Economía" at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogotá, Colombia, 2016-04-18.

Presenting "Vad betyder klimatavtalet från COP21 i Paris?" at the Gothenburg Science Festival, 2016-04-14.

Participation in Forum "Beyond COP21: What is your 2°C Business model?" at Château de Pizay, near Lyon (France), 2016-04-07/08.

Presenting “Discount rates – putting a price on the future” at École Normale Supérieure, Paris, 2016-03-17.

Presenting "Negotiating a tax instead of quotas: Understanding the national interest in negotiations about a harmonized carbon tax" at CERDI, Clermont-Ferrand, 2016-03-02.

Presenting “The road to a low-carbon economy: what does it mean for policy?” at high-level launch event for Sustainable Development Solutions Network in Northern Europe (SDS NE) at Gothia Towers, Gothenburg, 2016-02-26.

Panel discussant at launch event for Sustainable Development Solutions Network in Northern Europe (SDS NE) at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, 2016-02-25.

Participation in "Internationell vetenskaplig hearing: Infrastrukturplaneringens roll för hållbara urbana transporter och minskad klimatpåverkan" at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, 2016-02-19.

Presentation "Les effets distributifs de taxes locales harmonisées" at Palais Brongniart, Paris, 2016-02-19.

Presentation "Global harmonized carbon pricing - looking beyond COP21" at Paris School of Economics, 2016-02-18.

Presentation “Political economy aspects of harmonized carbon taxation” at the Economics Department at Université de Montpellier, 2016-02-11.

Presentation “La COP21, échec ou avancée? Quels sont les prochains pas?” at Centre international de recherche sur l'environnement et le développement (CIRED), Paris, 2016-02-09.

Participation in seminar "Les enjeux post-COP21: Comment concrétiser les ambitions de l’accord de Paris?" (“Post-COP21 issues: How to realize the ambitions of the Paris agreement?”) organized by Université Paris-Dauphine and Institut Louis Backelier, Palais Brongniart, Paris, 2016-01-18.

Presentation "Refunding Emissions Payments" at Paris School of Economics, Paris, 2016-01-14.

Participation in panel discussion "Equity impacts of carbon pricing and subsidy removal" on OECD side-event at the COP 21, Paris, 2015-12-08.

Video session as a follow up to the inaugural lecture at Collège de France on the Menu of Policy Instruments, Collège de Fance, Paris (with audience located in l'Antenne Afrique des Grands Lacs à Bujumbura (Burundi), Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire),  Antananarivo (Madagascar), Hanoi (Vietnam), Réduit (Ile Maurice), Yaoundé (Cameroun) and Rumania connected via video), 2015-11-25.

Presentation “Savoirs économiques et politiques climatiques” (Economic and political climate knowledge), Paris School of Economics, Paris, 2015-11-19.

Presentation at EfD 9th annual meeting “Climate negotiations, renewable energy and sustainable development. The importance of EfD research in the right areas!”, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Changfeng Park, Shanghai, 2015-11-07.

Participation in round table discussion at the conference "Environmental inequalities: From research to policy", Paris School of Economics, Paris (France), 2015-11-03.

Co-organizer of the symposium "Paris 2015 and Beyond, Cooling the Climate Debate", Collège de France, Paris (France), 2015-10-28/29.

Inagural lecture "Le menu des instruments de politique environnementale" at Collège de France, Paris (France), 2015-10-22. (Click here for English interpretation of the lecture)

Session leader of the seminars "Adaptation et Mitigation: l’Economie des Politiques Climatiques" and "Quel prix pour le carbone?" at Grenoble-Alpes University (UGA), Grenoble (France), 2015-10-14.

Participation in round table discussion on Climate Action organized by Les journées de l'économie, Lyon (France), 2015-10-13.

Presentation “Vart är världen på väg? Hur skall vi möta framtidens hållbarhetsutmaningar?” at the Prins Bertil Seminar 2015, University of Gothenburg, 2015-10-08.

Presentation on climate change at the rock-consert Stormvarning, Malmö Aug 19, 2015. Read the review in Sysvenskan

“India in the coming climate G2” and Session Chair in the Climate change: policy issues session. EAERE 21st Annual Conference, Helsinki. 16.15-18.15, 2015-06-25

“The national interests for carbon price”, presenter at Global Harmonized Carbon Pricing: Looking Beyond Paris, Yale, United States 2015-05-27

“Environmental Economics - pathways to a sustainable future” presenter at “Policies for the Anthropocene”, Sida Development Talks. Stockholm May 19 2015.

“The Long Term Importance of Carbon Pricing” presented at RFF- Indigo seminar: “Looking Ahead toward Paris: International Perspectives on National Commitments“. House of Sweden, Washington D.C. April 21 2015

Moderator in a panel discussion about circular economy. Miljöbalksdagarna at Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm March 19th 2015

"Pathways to Paris": Is an (ambitious) climate treaty a) necessary and b) possible?” invited seminar at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Oxford, Feb 12th.

 “High-Level Panel Discussion: Catalyzing a global research agenda on fiscal policy” Invited panelist at the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Third Annual Conference, “Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact”, Jan 29 2015, Venice.

“The net emissions effects of fuel taxes”, Paper presented at the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Third Annual Conference, “Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact”, Jan 29 2015, Venice

“Theory of Refunding of emission payments”, seminar at the Ecole PolytechniqueParis, Jan 20, 2015.

“Styrmedel för att hantera klimatfrågan”, Donatorernas dag, Handelshögskolan Nov 11, 2014.

"Green fiscal reform and social equity", presentation at the Green Budget Europe Annual Conference, 5th of November 2014, Norway House, Brussels, Belgium.

“Future Paths for Climate Research” Presentation at the EfD 8th Annual Meeting, 25th of October 2014, Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Panel member in the panel discussion at the EfD Policy Day 2014: “From Gold Rush to Gas Gust: Tanzania in Search for Better Way of Natural Gas Use for Sustainable Human Development”, 22nd of October 2014, Golden Tulip Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Organizing and presenting at the climate conference “Beyond IPCC – Future paths for climate research” 17th and 18th of October, at the University of Gothenburg, 2014.

Styrmedelsanalys i globalt perspektiv – exempel från IPCC, Keynote på Forum för tillämpad Samhällsekonomisk Analys 2014, 14 Oktober, Naturvårdsverket, Stockholm

Are carbon taxes the solution? Design of policies to deal with climate change, keynote lecture at the 15th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, 24-26 September 2014, Copenhagen Denmark

Framtiden för klimatfrågan, Keynote på Mistras 20 års jubileum, Fotografiska museet Sept 16 2014.

Keynote speaker “Managing global changes with national and subnational policies and institutions: examples from the IPCC” at the conference Global IQ: Impact Quantification of Global Changes, 2014-06-17 Bruxelles, Belgium

Presentation of IPCC WGIII at Advisory Board Chalmers Styrkeområde Energi, VIP-rummet, Chalmers kårhus 2014-06-04

”Hur vi integrerar naturens värden i ekonomin”, Panel debatt med Anders Wijkman. Louise Hård af Segerstad, och Klas Eklund., Tillståndet i Miljön 27 maj, Grand Hôtel, Stockholm

“Planning for the future transport sector based on the latest IPCC report” at the conference “Electrified Public Transport in Gothenburg”, May 21-22, 2014

“Från IPCC till Göteborg – Om klimatförändringar och vad vi kan göra åt dem” 13 maj 2014, Handelshögskolan, Göteborg

”Styrning mot klimatmål – nationella, regionala och internationella styrmedel” Stabilisera klimatet – utmaningar och lösningar. 12 maj 2014 Stockholm.

 ”IPCC- rapporten – ”Mitigation of change” åtgärder och styrmedel för minskad klimatpåverkan”, Kommunstyrelsens stadsmiljöråd, Torsdagen den 8 maj 2014 Stora Kollegiesalen, Stockholm

“Multi-Level Governance and Optimal Climate Change Policy Design”, Swedish Energy Agency, Research Programme International Climate Policy, Stockholm 7-8 May 2014

“Environment and Climate change”, presentation at Sida, EUROLATIN Regional Meeting 6 - 8 May 2014, Nacka Hotel in Stockholm

"IPCC AR5 WGIII Government Approval session", Berlin, April 7-12

”Massnahme für Klimawandel” Seminar in ETH Zurich, 20140414

”Interaction of ETS with other national policies with, e.g. renewable policies”, The European Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) ‐Taking stock, looking forward: Options for reform 12‐13 February 2014, Fondation Universitaire, Brussels

”Ett hållbart energisystem” Speech delivered to the Dept of Energy, Eskilstuna, Jan 29, 2014

“The Swedish carbon tax reform”. Presented at the Pricing Carbon Initiative network-wide meeting, December 3, 2013 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC.

“Natural Resource Management with particular focus on Shark management”, Invited plenary for the Cuban Government National Plan of Action on Sharks, La Habana, Nov 25, 2013.

Public lecture on “Carbon Tax: The Way Forward”, invited by Kerry Smith and Michael Hanneman at Arizona State University in Phenix, Friday, Oct. 11

Invited plenary presentation at the 15th annual BioEcon Conference, September 18-20 2013 in Cambridge, UK on "Conservation and Development: Conflicts and Challenges"

Organized and presented at the “Workshop on the commons in honour of Elinor Ostrom” at the EEA ESEM conference in Gothenburg, 

Invited presentation at the conference “What is the Value of Being First? Perspectives from the California and Sweden Experiences.” Proceedings from the Indigo, RFF, Climateworks conference in San Francisco, May 7, 2013. Organised by Dallas Burtraw.

“Effectos sobre la distribución de ingresso de impuestos sobre combustibles” (Distributional effects of fuel taxation). Paper presented at the Workshop: “Taller de Trabajo Núcleo de Investigación en Economía Ambiental de la Iniciativa Científica Milenio. 14, 15 y 16 de marzo, 2013, Las Termas de Catillo, Chile.

Keynote speaker in the 21st Annual conference of the EAFE, European Association of Fishery Economsts, “Securing the future - Implementing reform in European Fisheries” 15th – 17th April 2013, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

Thomas will be a keynote speaker in the 15th Annual Bioecon Conference on “Conservation and Development: Exploring Conflicts and Challenges”

“Effectos sobre la distribución de ingresso de impuestos sobre combustibles” (Distributional effects of fuel taxation). Paper presented at the Workshop: “Taller de Trabajo Núcleo de Investigación en Economía Ambiental de la Iniciativa Científica Milenio. 14, 15 y 16 de marzo, 2013, Las Termas de Catillo, Chile.

“La economía del manejo compartido de cuotas”. (The economics of Catch Shares) Lecture given at course for policy makers: POLÍTICAS AMBIENTALES Y DE MANEJO DE RECURSOS PESQUEROS BASADAS EN DERECHOS DE PROPIEDAD, by the Universidad de Concepción, Chile, March 14, Termas de Catillo, Chile

 “Manejo sostenible de pesquerías”, (Sustainable Fisheries Management) III Encuentro sobre Manejo Comparido por Cuotas en La Paz, México Jan 22-24.

“Behavioral economics and the Climate Challenge”, Invited presentation at the Zero Conference, Oslo, Nov 19-20 2012.
Thomas Sterner participated in a debate on Climate economics with John Hassler, Åsa Romson and Roger Tiefensee at the ”National Conference in economics, Aula Magnum, Stockholm University, 27-28 september 2012”

Thomas Sterner gave a Plenary Presentation, Green growth - Anything new under the sun, on Green Growth at the Sida Development Talks, 17 September 2012, “After Rio 20: Next steps towards inclusive green growth”

Thomas Sterner was invited speaker at the Resource 2012 in Oxford held 12-13 July: Property rights are key for resource efficiency.

Thomas Sterner participated in a debate on European Fisheries, Almedalen, Briggen Tre Kronor, Visby Hamn 3/7 2012, arrangerad av WWF (“FISKPINNENS FRAMTID– är utfiskningen av haven ekonomiskt försvarbar?”).

Thomas Sterner spoke at European Parliament about managing fishing overcapacity on April 24 2012. It was a public hearing on the subject “The feasibility of Transferable Fishing Concessions in the context of Common Fisheries Policy Reform” organized by The Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament. Read more.

Thomas Sterner was invited to speak on environmental tax reform in the Assemblée Nationale in Paris on 15 March, 2012.
To watch the video, please click this link, scroll down, click on the photo of Thomas Sterner to start the video. Sterner´s speech starts after 5.15 minutes:

Thomas Sterner was invited speaker at the World Bank ABCDE conference held in Stockholm June 2010 on Green Growth and Climate Change. Please visit the Swedish ABCDE-site, www.sweden.gov.se/abcde2010, to find the Webcast on demand, scroll down and press "Environmental Commons and the Green Economy" - Thomas Sterner is introduced by the chair Paul Ehrlich, Stanford University. Sterner´s speech starts after 3:20 minutes.


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