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2009 (18th)
Blue Planet Prize Winners

The winners of 2009(18th)

Professor Hirofumi Uzawa

Professor Hirofumi Uzawa
Japan

Lord (Nicholas) Stern of Brentford

Lord (Nicholas) Stern of Brentford
UK

Professor Hirofumi Uzawa (Japan)

1928~2014
Member of The Japan Academy Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo

As a theoretical framework for confronting environmental issues such as global warming, he has advocated the concept of Social Common Capital, which contributed to pioneering and highly original achievements from a very early stage.

Professor Hirofumi Uzawa
Periodical Book

Periodical Book

youtubeLecture Social Common Capital

Lecture Social Common Capital

Lord (Nicholas) Stern of Brentford (UK)

Born in 1946
Professor, The London School of Economics

Having reported the economic and social impact of and actions against climate change in The Economics of Climate Change with the approach of using cutting edge natural sciences and economics, he provided a clear cut polisy regarding the global warming, which has had a major impact on the world.

Lord (Nicholas) Stern of Brentford
Periodical Book

Periodical Book

youtubeLecture Creating a Global Agreement on Climate Change: Responsibilities and Opportunities

Lecture Creating a Global Agreement on Climate Change: Responsibilities and Opportunities

  • Information on past Blue Planet Prize laureates corresponds to their titles and positions at the time Prize was awarded.
  • Each year the prize winners give lectures at the "Blue Planet Prize Commemorative Lecture".
  • Every five years, lectures together with essays are compiled and published in a periodical book titled "A Better Future for the Planet Earth".
  • The video of the lectures are available only from 2009.

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