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Senior Fellow Jim Yong Kim '82 with Director Ed Steinfeld

Former World Bank President discusses climate change

February 8, 2019 Brown Daily Herald

Senior Fellow Jim Yong Kim '82 sat down with Director Edward Steinfeld for the inaugural distinguished lecture in Stephen Robert '62 Hall. "We have to find ways of aligning market forces so that, literally out of greed, people are running to make investments that will protect us from the most devastating impacts of climate change."

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Senior Fellow Jim Yong Kim '82 with Director Ed Steinfeld

Global carbon price is key to confronting climate change, Kim says

February 8, 2019 News from Brown

During his discussion at the Watson Institute, Senior Fellow Jim Yong Kim '82, former president of the World Bank, emphasized the importance of investment and renewable energy. "Investing in solar and wind [energy] instead of coal has to be such a great business proposition that people are running to do it."

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