Book Talk: Climate Capitalism by Bloomberg's Akshat Rathi

Thursday, Apr 11, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Salata Institute Lounge, Belfer 3.5, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
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Join the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability to hear from Bloomberg's senior climate reporter Akshat Rathi. He will discuss his new book, Climate Capitalism: Winning the Race to Zero Emissions and Solving the Crisis of Our Age. In a journey across five continents, Rathi brings people, policy, and technology together and tracks the unlikely heroes driving the fight against climate change. The discussion will be moderated by Peter Tufano, Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School and Senior Advisor to the Harvard Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability. Akshat Rathi is an award-winning senior climate reporter for Bloomberg News. He is the host of Zero, a weekly climate podcast for Bloomberg Green and writes a weekly newsletter on climate solutions. He has a PhD in chemistry from the University of Oxford, and a BTech in chemical engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai. He has worked for Quartz and The Economist. His work has been cited in widely read global publications, including New York Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. The book "Climate Capitalism: Winning the Race to Zero Emissions and Solving the Crisis of Our Age" will be available for purchase at the event. Open to the Harvard community only.
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