Accounting, finance & control

Our cities will thrive in the hotter future

August 31, 2011 | 1 min read

“If we can anticipate that we are going to face climate change, that it will be hotter and that there will be weather extremes, than I am an optimist that capitalism and the magic of the market can help us to adapt to some of the scary things that we may face in the future if we didn’t prepare.”


Kahn was interviewed at the conference ‘Green Building Finance and Investments’, held in Maastricht in March 2011.

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Matthew Kahn
Professor, UCLA