The Economic Impact of Hurricane Dorian
Weather Channel: Costs of climate change
Bloomberg: This Is What Heat Does to Us—and the Economy
Planetary Management
The Future of Energy
Unmitigated climate change to shrink global economy by 23%
Does climate change cause terrorism?
The Science Behind Heat and Violence
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Dorian
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Dorian

Solomon Hsiang talks with MSNBC’s Ali Veshi about Hurricane Dorian’s potential cost and what can be done to reduce the cost of future storms.

Marketplace Podcast: How to Survive Climate Change

Sol talks with Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood about adapting to climate change on Marketplace’s Make Me Smart podcast.

Stanford University: "Adaptation to Climate Change: What Do the Data Say?"

In the April 16, 2019 Center on Global Poverty and Development Speaker Series "Adaptation to Climate Change: What Do the Data Say?" Solomon Hsiang led a discussion on data for adaption to climate change, moderated by Marshall Burke. Hsiang is the Center's Noosheen Hashemi Visiting Scholar and the Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.

Princeton Environmental Institute: "Valuing the Climate: Recent Advances and Challenges"

Solomon Hsiang discusses recent policy efforts to manage the climate like a capital asset by measuring the costs and benefits of climate — including hurricanes, weather variations and volcanic eruptions — on society. The integration of econometric methods and climate science have generated new insights and questions that may be extended to valuing non-climate resources.

Geoenegineering and its impact on global agriculture

Jon Proctor explains what geoengineering is and describes the results from his recent Nature article exploring its potential impact on global agriculture.

How Climate Change Will Bring About Wealth Transfer

Solomon Hsiang spoke at Climate One alongside Katherine Mach on the potential winners and losers when it comes to climate change. They touched topics from earnings, agriculture, infrastructure, health, and migration.

Pricing the climate

Solomon Hsiang speaks at the National Academy of Sciences Arthur M. Sackler colloquium on Economics, Environment, and Sustainable Development organized by Simon Levin, Stephen Carpenter, Gretchen Daily, Sir Partha Dasgupta, Paul Ehrlich, Geoffrey Heal, Catherine Kling, Jane Lubchenco, and Stephen Polasky and held in Irvine, CA on January 17-18, 2018.

Economic Inequality, Violence, and Life in a Changing Climate

Solomon Hsiang gave a keynote at the World Congress of Science Journalists on the science of understanding the social effects of climate change and the role it may play on exacerbating future inequality.  The keynote is followed by a 25 min Q+A with the audience of journalists.

Fox: Climate change, crop failure, and farmer suicide in India

Tamma Carleton discusses recent GPL findings demonstrating a link between climate and suicides in India on Fox News.

PBS Newshour: New study on economic consequences of climate change in USA

Miles O'Brien and Solomon Hsiang discuss new findings from a GPL publication on the economic costs and inequality implications of climate change for the United States.

Weather Channel: Costs of climate change
Weather Channel: Costs of climate change

Solomon Hsiang discusses a recent GPL publication live on the Weather Channel.

Valuing Planetary Scale Assets

Solomon Hsiang speaks to other Kavli Fellows at the 2016 Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium at the National Academies of Science in Irvine, CA. 

Bloomberg: This Is What Heat Does to Us—and the Economy
Bloomberg: This Is What Heat Does to Us—and the Economy

Bloomberg assembled a clear and quick video to explain a lot of the Lab's research linking effects of climate change to the global economy.

Planetary Management
Planetary Management

Solomon Hsiang explains how data and analytics are bringing about the next revolution in the technology of governance. At MIT's EmTech conference, he demonstrates the ways these innovations are transforming how we think about managing planetary resources.

The Future of Energy
The Future of Energy

The Lab's Solomon Hsiang and MIT's Donald Sadoway discuss the future of energy at MIT's EmTech conference. Sadoway's amazing talk can be watched here.

Climate Damage Models

Solomon Hsiang describes the state of research and the path forward for climate damage estimates to inform the calculation of the social cost of carbon in US regulations. Hsiang was testified alongside other experts at the National Academy of Sciences. 

Unmitigated climate change to shrink global economy by 23%
Unmitigated climate change to shrink global economy by 23%

Reuter's Ben Gruber covers recent findings by Solomon Hsiang examining the nonlinear relationship between temperature, climate change, and global economic growth.

The Emerging Age of Data-Driven Policy Design

Sol delivers a Strata + Hadoop World keynote explaining that data and analytics are the next revolution in governance technology.

Tropical Cyclones, Economics, & Infant Mortality in the Philippines

Solomon Hsiang explains research linking typhoons to economic losses and infant morality in the Philippines during a talk at Launch event for the Berkeley Institute for Data Science.

Does climate change cause terrorism?
Does climate change cause terrorism?

Is Bernie Sanders onto something? Solomon Hsiang discusses the “key ingredients” between climate change and violence, specifically in Syria, on MSNBC's Nerding Out

(This was filmed at 5 am PST...)

New Directions for Water Policy in California

Solomon Hsiang discusses the science and economics of water policy reform in California with Thomas Steyer, Noah Diffenbaugh, Peter Gleick, and Wade Crowfoot. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin introduced the panel at Stanford University as part of The Hamilton Project. (60 min)

Using Satellite Data to Understand the Social Impacts of Climate

Solomon Hsiang presents at UC Berkeley's Center for Effective Global Action, explaining how satellite technologies allow researches to understand linkages between the climate and society.

The Climate Impact Lab

Michael Greenstone describes pathbreaking new work by the Climate Impact Lab on how to forecast climate damages. Greenstone presented the teams work alongside other experts at the National Academy of Science

Quantifying the Economic Cost of Climate Change

Solomon Hsiang delivers an RMS Exceedance keynote explaining recent advances in climate risk assessment to insurance industry executives.

The Science Behind Heat and Violence
The Science Behind Heat and Violence

Solomon Hsiang discusses recent findings linking climate to human violence on CNN.

Tempers May Flare as Climate Change Heats Up

Solomon Hsiang describes a recent Science paper linking conflict to climate changes on PBS Newshour

Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States

Solomon Hsiang and Henry Brady discusses recent results from the American Climate Prospectus, the analysis behind the Risky Business Initiative

Explaining Climate and Violence

Solomon Hsiang describes systematic linkages between climate and violence at UC Berkeley (25 min)

Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human Conflict

Solomon Hsiang presents a groundbreaking analysis on the link between climate and conflict at Williams College. (56 min)

Climate, conflict, and African development: Edward Miguel at TEDxBerkeley

Coauthor Ted Miguel gives a TEDx talk explaining results from study coauthored with GPL principle investigator Solomon Hsiang.

Columbia Sustainable Development Anniversary

Global Policy Lab researchers Amir Jina and Solomon Hsiang were featured in the 10 year anniversary of Columbia University's PhD program in Sustainable Development.

Woodrow Wilson Center: El Nino and Civil Conflict

Solomon Hsiang speaks on a panel at the Woodrow Wilson center discussing new research findings linking El Nino to global rates of civil conflict in the tropics.