Gernot Wagner

Climate Shock

Gernot Wagner

Talk: Climate Shock

Gernot Wagner visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss the book he co-authored with Martin L. Weitzman, "Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet". In the book, the authors explore the likely repercussions of a hotter planet, drawing on and expanding from work previously unavailable to general audiences. ernot Wagner is lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund.

Gernot Wagner

Gernot Wagner is a research associate at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, a lecturer on Environmental Science and Public Policy, and a Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment.

Climate Shock

In Climate Shock, Gernot Wagner and Martin Weitzman explore in lively, clear terms the likely repercussions of a hotter planet, drawing on and expanding from work previously unavailable to general audiences. They show that the longer we wait to act, the more likely an extreme event will happen.

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