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Harvard Crimson Publishes Article on HEEP Faculty Fellow Joe Aldy, Who Talks Clean Energy and Economic Policy in HPCA Webinar

October 23, 2020

By Isabella Cho, Contributing Writer to Harvard Crimson

Harvard Kennedy School professor Joseph E. Aldy discussed how policymakers can learn from past models to maximize the impact of current American energy legislation at a Monday webinar hosted by the...

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Joseph Aldy

Joseph Aldy Shares his Thoughts on Incorporating Green Energy into an Economic Stimulus Package: Lessons Learned from the 2009 Recovery Act

October 19, 2020

As Congress and the Trump Administration continue discussions surrounding a second major COVID-19 economic relief bill, many observers are arguing that any eventual economic recovery package ought to include green energy initiatives to help the U.S. move along a path toward a zero-carbon emissions future. Drawing upon his White House experience, Joseph Aldy, professor of the practice of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and formerly a Special Assistant to the President for...

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Kristen McCormack

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow Awarded Joseph Crump Fellowship

September 29, 2020

Kristen McCormack, HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow and Ph.D. student in Public Policy, was awarded the Joseph Crump Fellowship for 2020. As a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard, Kristen is studying environmental, public, and labor economics. She recently published papers examining the factors responsible for the recent decline in coal-fired power plant profitability (RAND, 2019) and highlighting the role of policy design and market fundamentals in contributing to the price...

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Joe Stiglitz

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz Discusses Carbon Pricing and the Green Economy Transition in HPCA Virtual Forum

September 8, 2020

Author: Doug Gavel

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor at Columbia University, shared his thoughts on carbon pricing, the post-pandemic economic recovery, and green economy transition during a virtual forum Tuesday (September 8) sponsored by the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements (HPCA), and hosted by...

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Vicky Bailey

Experienced Energy Sector Executive Shares Perspectives on Energy Policy, Climate Change, and Social Injustice: Latest Episode of "Environmental Insights" Podcast

September 4, 2020

Author: Doug Gavel

CAMBRIDGE MA. – Vicky Bailey, who has held high-level national and international corporate, executive, and government positions in the energy sector for more than 30 years, shared her thoughts on energy policy, climate change policy, the impacts of COVID-19, and systemic racial injustice in the newest episode of Environmental Insights: Discussions on...

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Dean Rachel Kyte

Fletcher School Dean Identifies Opportunities and Risks for Green Transition during Economic Recovery

August 24, 2020

Author: Doug Gavel

The dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University highlighted both the opportunities and potential pitfalls for green energy transitions as countries of the world recover from the economic calamities wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rachel Kyte spoke Wednesday (August 19) on the topic of “...

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David Hone

Reflections on the Oil and Gas Industry and Climate Policy: A Conversation with David Hone

August 6, 2020

CAMBRIDGE MA. – David Hone, Chief Climate Change Advisor at Shell International, provided his insights into changes in the oil and gas industry, international dimensions of climate change policy, and the prospects for emissions trading in the newest episode of Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and...

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