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John Graham

Former OIRA Administrator John Graham Analyzes Federal Climate Energy Policy and the Future of Electric Vehicles in Episode of "Environmental Insights"

May 7, 2021

Author: Doug Gavel

CAMBRIDGE MA. – John Graham, dean emeritus and professor at the Paul O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and former administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB), offered his thoughts on...

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Research Conducted by HEEP Associate Scholar, Steve Cicala, Helps Shape Public Policy Decision in Illinois

May 6, 2021

A recently written paper by Steve Cicala, Tufts University, former HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow and current HEEP Associate Scholar, highlights the inequities in utility disconnections occurring in Illinois, resulting in executive orders signed by the governor designed to help those most affected by the disconnections. The paper, “The Incidence of Extreme Economic Stress: Evidence from Utility Disconnections”...

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Nat Keohane

Environmental Defense Fund SVP Nat Keohane Shares Insights on Climate Policy and Thoughts on COP-26

April 30, 2021

Author: Doug Gavel

The Biden Administration is showing a renewed commitment to addressing climate change, but there is still a long road ahead for the development of substantive domestic policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). That was one of the messages delivered on Friday (April 30) during a Virtual Forum hosted by the Harvard Project on...

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Harvard Project conducts joint workshop on carbon pricing with Sciences Po

March 19, 2021

The Harvard Project on Climate Agreements and the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics (CEE) at Sciences Po Paris co-sponsored a workshop on March 16, 2021: “Prospects for Carbon Pricing in Europe and the United States.” U.S. participants included Harvard faculty members, as well as colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Environmental Defense Fund. European participants were based in Science Po’s CEE and ...

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Harvard Workshop on the Economics of the Clean Air Act: In Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Act

January 15, 2021

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act of 1970, the Harvard Environmental Economics Program (HEEP) conducted a Workshop on the Economics of the Clean Air Act on January 8, 2021. The 23 participants were primarily economists who have conducted research on aspects of environmental policy directly related to the Act. Three topics were covered: (1) the environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency of the Act over the past 50 years, that is, its cumulative benefits and costs, with focus on specific sections of the...

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