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Jeremy Grantham video: The existential threats of climate change

Watch video of Jeremy Grantham as he gives a passionate speech about the climate crisis.

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Hannelore and Jeremy Grantham, visiting the University of Sheffield.

Speaking at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, Grantham discusses how little people care about climate change. Further, he suggests that the people at the summit don’t care either.

Because of this apathy Grantham sees his charitable contributions to climate change as a ‘necessary defence action for my children, grandchildren and their descendants’.

More on Jeremy Grantham

Jeremy is co-founder and Chairman of investment management firm GMO, LLC. Jeremy was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015, was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2016, and received with Hannelore the Carnegie Medal for Philanthropy in 2017, all for leadership in climate change activities.

The Grantham Centre is a collaboration between the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment and The University of Sheffield. Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham established the Foundation in 1997. Find out more in about us.

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