A leading expert in economics and business, Matthew Kahn, will discuss the looming threat of climate change to cities around the world.

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From rising sea levels and increased droughts, to more intense wildfires and stronger storms, the impacts of climate change are threatening cities across the globe.

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. , a discussion featuring Matthew Kahn, one of the leading scholars on global environmental challenges, will be held at NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette St. (c/o Houston St.), 2nd floor, New York, N.Y.

Kahn, a  Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business at Johns Hopkins University, will expand upon this defining issue of the 21st century and discuss public policies that aim to address climate change. He is the  Green Cities: Urban Growth and the EnvironmentClimatopolis, and Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.