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EC Climate Advisor Offers Insights on the European Green Deal, Green Recovery, and the Future of the Paris Agreement

July 14, 2020

Author: Doug Gavel

From his perspective as Principal Advisor to the Directorate General for Climate Action in the European Commission (EC), Jacob Werksman is cautiously optimistic about the direction of international climate policy. Werksman was the expert guest in the Conversations on Climate Change and Energy Policy webinar discussion last Thursday (July 9). The...

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Winners of the 2020 HEEP Paper Prizes

2020 HEEP Student Paper Prize Winners

May 27, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, MA – The Harvard Environmental Economics Program has, for the eleventh consecutive year, awarded three prizes to Harvard University students for the best research papers addressing a topic in environmental, energy, or natural-resource economics – one prize each for an undergraduate paper or senior thesis, master’s student paper, and doctoral student paper. Each prize was accompanied by a monetary award. The...

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"The Heterogeneous Value of Solar and Wind Energy: Empirical Evidence from the United States and Europe"

May 14, 2020

The Harvard Environmental Economics Program co-hosted, along with our colleagues at Yale University and the University of California at Berkeley, a presentation based on a paper by Kenneth Gillingham and Marten Ovaere. The paper, "The Heterogeneous Value of Solar and Wind Energy: Empirical Evidence from the United States and Europe” was presented by Gillingham over video...

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