Research Workshop Hosted by the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements
Harvard Kennedy School
July 14 – 15, 2016
Purpose of the workshop: To identify research-based options for elaborating and implementing the Paris Agreement—and to identify policies and institutions that might complement or supplement the UNFCCC process.
Schedule: The workshop will begin at 9:00 am on Thursday, July 14 and end at 12:00 noon on Friday, July 15. There will also be a workshop dinner the evening of July 14.
Logistical information: Please read important logistical information (location [basic information also below], directions, shuttle bus, organizers' contact information, etc.) here.
Location: All meetings and meals (except for the Thursday evening dinner) are in the Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, Fifth Floor--at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). Directions to and a map of HKS are here. Thursday evening's dinner is at the Le Meridien Hotel Cambridge-MIT.
Agenda and information about participants:
In alphabetical order of participant:
"The Paris Agreement: We can do (and have done) Better"
"Legal Dimensions of the Evolving Paris Regime"
"Transparency and Contributions Metrics"
Mariana Conte Grand
"Coordinated CO2 Prices and Strategic Transfers"
Ottmar Edenhofer (and Ulrike Kornek)
"Bilateral and Mini-multilateral Agreements as Complements to the UNFCCC Process"
Kelly Sims Gallagher
"After Paris: Review and Credibility"
"A Club—or Coalition—of Carbon Markets"
"Thoughts on Climate Adaptation"
"Understanding and Elaborating Article 6"
"Network Analysis and Global Climate Governance"
"Government-to-Government Carbon Market Trading"
"Equity & Differentiation in the 2015 Paris Agreement"
"The Regime Complex for Climate Finance: A Post-Paris Assessment"
The Harvard Project on Climate Agreements gratefully acknowledges the Harvard University Climate Change Solutions Fund for major support for this workshop and a larger initiative of which it is part. Support was also provided by the Harvard University Center for the Environment and BP.