Transition Forum 2024


Christian de Perthuis

Université Paris Dauphine-PSL

Auteur de Carbone fossile, carbone vivant (Gallimard)


An economist, Christian de Perthuis headed the Climate Mission at Caisse des Dépôts, then founded the Climate Chair at Paris Dauphine-PSL University, where he taught for 20 years. His work on carbon pricing is a benchmark. Three of his books have been written or translated in English : Pricing Carbon, whit Denny Ellerman and Frank Convery (Cambridge University Press, 2009), Economic Choices in a Warming World (Cambridge University Press, 2011), Green Growth, with Pierre-André Jouvet (Columbia University Press, 2014).