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Coral Davenport

New York Times Reporter Coral Davenport Analyzes Prospects for Climate Policy for Incoming Biden Administration in Latest Episode of "Environmental Insights"

November 19, 2020

CAMBRIDGE MA. – Even with a new presidential administration in place in January, Coral Davenport, climate desk reporter at the New York Times, says it will still be a heavy lift to pass any meaningful legislation on climate change anytime soon. Davenport shared her thoughts on how climate policy – both domestically and internationally – may be affected by the outcome of this month’s U.S. elections in the latest episode...

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Jason Bordoff

Former White House Advisor Jason Bordoff Analyzes Prospects for Green Energy Investments in the Biden-Harris Administration in HPCA Virtual Forum

November 13, 2020

Author: Doug Gavel

Former White House advisor Jason Bordoff, professor and founding director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), says the incoming Biden-Harris Administration will have the opportunity to both lift the nation out of recession and combat global climate change by crafting a thoughtful economic...

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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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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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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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Sarah Armitage gives presentation at podium

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Sarah Armitage, Awarded NBER Fellowship

March 25, 2020

HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow Sarah Armitage has been awarded a fellowship from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Candidates for the fellowship are assessed for their potential to make an important contribution to important questions in energy economics and are chosen based on recommendations from a selection panel co-chaired by Meredith Fowlie (University of California, Berkeley) and Ryan Kellogg (University of Chicago). Fellowship recipients pursue academic research...

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