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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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Shweta Bhogale, HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Receives Award from Harvard Climate Change Solutions Fund for Research Project

April 29, 2021

Shweta Bhogale, Ph.D. Candidate in Public Policy and HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow, will share $1M award provided by the Climate Change Solutions Fund (CCSF) for her work, “A Study of the Implications of Geographic and Administrative Boundaries on Groundwater Extraction in India.” Bhogale’s research is one of nine other research teams who will share the $1 million in awards. This is the seventh round of CCSF awards for proposals...

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Jody Freeman

A New Day for Climate Policy: Harvard Law School Professor Jody Freeman Analyzes Biden Administration Actions

April 8, 2021

CAMBRIDGE MA. – Jody Freeman, the Archibald Cox Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and founder of the School’s Environmental and Energy Law Program, offered both a sharp rebuke of the Trump Administration’s climate policies and a hopeful outlook for the Biden Administration’s clean energy agenda in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights:...

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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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