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.
Sol talks with Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood about adapting to climate change on Marketplace’s Make Me Smart podcast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tamma Carleton discusses recent GPL findings demonstrating a link between climate and suicides in India on Fox News.
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.
Solomon Hsiang discusses a recent GPL publication live on the Weather Channel.
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 assembled a clear and quick video to explain a lot of the Lab's research linking effects of climate change to the global economy.
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.
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.
Reuter's Ben Gruber covers recent findings by Solomon Hsiang examining the nonlinear relationship between temperature, climate change, and global economic growth.
Sol delivers a Strata + Hadoop World keynote explaining that data and analytics are the next revolution in governance technology.
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.
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...)
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)
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.
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
Solomon Hsiang delivers an RMS Exceedance keynote explaining recent advances in climate risk assessment to insurance industry executives.
Solomon Hsiang discusses recent findings linking climate to human violence on CNN.
Solomon Hsiang describes a recent Science paper linking conflict to climate changes on PBS Newshour
Solomon Hsiang describes systematic linkages between climate and violence at UC Berkeley (25 min)
Solomon Hsiang presents a groundbreaking analysis on the link between climate and conflict at Williams College. (56 min)
Coauthor Ted Miguel gives a TEDx talk explaining results from study coauthored with GPL principle investigator Solomon Hsiang.
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.
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.