Economic Impact of Climate Change


March 23, 2021, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Emma Howard Boyd (Environment Agency, United Kingdom), Jeffrey J. Schott (PIIE), Kevin J. Stiroh (Federal Reserve Board) and Robert M. Tichio (Riverstone Holdings LLC)

Event Summary

In partnership with the British Embassy as part of the lead up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) hosted a panel discussion on the potential implications of climate change for trade policy, financial institutions, infrastructure, and markets.


Adam S. Posen, PIIE


Emma Howard Boyd, Environment Agency
Jeffrey J. Schott, PIIE
Kevin J. Stiroh, Federal Reserve Board
Robert M. Tichio, Riverstone Holdings LLC

A lively Q&A and discussion moderated by PIIE president Adam S. Posen will follow opening remarks from the panelists.

This event is supported by a grant from the British Embassy.


Emma Howard Boyd is the chair of the Environment Agency, an ex officio board member of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and has recently been appointed as the UK Commissioner to the Global Commission on Adaptation. Jeffrey J. Schott is PIIE senior fellow and former cochair of the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee (TEPAC) for the US Trade Representative. Kevin J. Stiroh is senior advisor to the Division of Supervision and Regulation at the Federal Reserve Board. He is leading the Federal Reserve’s supervisory work related to the financial risks of climate change and chairs the Supervision Climate Committee. Robert M. Tichio is a partner of Riverstone Holdings LLC and focuses on the firm’s expanding efforts in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and sustainability investment platforms.