Divecha Centre for Climate Change
Indian Institute of Science

Jeremy Grantham Lectures on Climate Change


18th Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 5th December 2022

Name: Michael Grubb.
Professor of Energy and Climate Change, University College London.
Title:"Planetary Economics and the challenge of climate change " .

17th Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 28th October 2021

Name: András Szöllősi-Nagy.See Image & See Video
Professor, National Public Service University ,Budapest, Hungary;Chair,Sustainable Water Future Programme,Brisbane,Australia.
Title:"Climate change and the increasing frequency of hydrological extremes " .

16th Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 26th November 2020

Name: Iain Colin Prentice.See Image & See Video
Chair, Biosphere and Climate Impacts, Imperial College, London
Title:"Towards a universal theory of plant and ecosystem function" .

15th Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 10th December 2019

Name: Adam Sobel.See Images & See Video
Columbia University,Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Engineering School, New York, USA
Title:Extreme weather and climate change. .

  • 11th December : Open source catastrophe modeling for tropical cyclones & climate change

14th Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 9th November 2018

Name: David Battisi.See Images & See Video
Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, and Tamaki Endowed Chair ,University of Washington, Seattle,USA
Title:Climate Change and Global Food Production. .

  • 5th November : Overview of El nino
  • 5th November: Untangling climate signals w.r.t. PDO and AMO .
  • 6th November:Three types of Monsoons
  • 8th November:Ocean Overturning Circulation
  • 9th November:Global climate sensitivity and regional warming

13th Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 22nd February 2018

Name: Jeff Dozier.See Images
Distinguished Professor,
founding dean of the Bren School of environmental Science and Management, University of California,Santa Barbara,USA
Title:Thriving on our Changing Planet:New Spaceborne Observations of the Water Cycle. .

12th Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 7th November 2017

Name: V.Ramaswamy.See Images
NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, and Professor, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Program, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Title:Undersatanding of Weather and Climate from Global-to-Regional Scales. .

  • 6th November : Aerosols and the Climate Change Conundrum: How is the Puzzle Evolving?
  • 8th November: GFDL’s Climate and Earth System Modeling: From CMIP5 to CMIP6.

Eleventh Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 14th September 2017

Name: Thomas Stocker.See Images & See Video
Climate and Environmental Physics, Physics Institute, University of Bern Switzerland.
Co-Chair, IPCC AR-5 (WG-I)
Title:Climate Change:Too late for the Paris targets? .

  • 15th September : The bipolar seesaw: A simple but powerful concept.
  • 15th September : Mitigation Delay Sensitivity: A new policy-relevant metric.

Tenth Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 23rd November 2016

Name: Stefan Rahmstorf.See Images & See Video
Professor,Potsdam University
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
POBox 60 12 03 D-14412 Potsdam, Germany
Title:New Insights from Climate Science and the future of the Paris agreement .

  • 22 November : Rising seas causes and consequences,
  • 24 November : Is the Gulf stream system slowing down ?,
  • 25 November : Extreme weather events and the role of planetary waves .

Ninth Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 25th July 2016

Name: William R. Boos.See Images & See Video
Associate Professor
Department of Geology and Geophysics
Yale University,P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109
Title: Will Climate Change Lead to an abrupt Cessation of the Indian monsoon.

  • 26 July : Energy budget control of the regional ITCZ: a predictive theory applied to mid-Holocene rainfall ,
  • 28 July : Topography and monsoons: elevated heating, orographic insulation, and runaway greenhouse states,
  • 29 July: Towards a new understanding of monsoon depressions .

Eight Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 12th November 2015

Name: Akio Kitoh.See Images
Senior Researcher
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Tsukuba1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8572, Japan
Title: High Resolution Modelling Of Climate Change.

  • 9 Nov :Effect Of Mountains On The Asian Monsoon,
  • 10 Nov: Future Changes In Monsoon Precipitation,
  • 11 Nov: High Resolution Modelling Of Climate Change.

Seventh Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 7th January 2015

Name: Joanna D. Haigh See Images
Director, Climate Change Centre, University of New South Wales
Co- director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment ImpericalCollege, London
Title: Solar Variability and Climate Change

Sixth Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 9th April 2014

Name: Lonnie G. Thompson See Images& See video
School of Earth Sciences and Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University
Title: Global Climate Change: A Perspective from the past climate in the world’s highest mountains

Fifth Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 27th March 2013

Name: Steven W. Running See Images & See Video
Director, Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group Dept. Of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences,
Title: Is Climate Change Influencing the Biosphere?

Fourth Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 28th February 2012

Name: Prof. Steven Sherwood, See Images
Director, Climate Change Centre, University of New South Wales
Title:GLOBAL WARMING: Old Science, New Science and Controversies.

  • 25 February : "Fundamentals of Convective Layers"
  • 26 February : "Convection interaction across scales"
  • 27 February : "Atmospheric deep Convection"
  • 28 February : “ Fourth Jeremy Grantham lecture on "Global Warming"

Third Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 16th January 2011

Name: Jonathan T. Overpeck See Images & See Video
University of Arizona
Title: Abrupt Climate Change: What can we learn from the past?

Second Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 23rd October 2010

Name: Lord Nicholas stern See Images
IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics, United Kingdom.
Title: Climate Change Overcoming Proverty and The new Industrial Revolution.

First Jeremy Grantham Lecture : 12th October 2009

Name: Mike Hulme See Video
Professor of climate Change
School of Environmental Science,
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Title: Why We Disagree About Climate Change Understanding Controversy, inact and opportunity.