2020

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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Jacob Werksman

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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