COP-27 and the Future of Climate Policy: A Conversation with Dan Bodansky
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
3w ago
While the Paris Agreement provides the framework for the nations of the world to slow the growth of CO2 emissions, additional policy and technological tools will have to be deployed to meet the challenge of climate change. That’s the perspective expressed by Daniel Bodansky, the Regents’ Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, during the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program. Read a transcrip ..read more
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Assessing the Outcomes from COP27: A Conversation with Billy Pizer
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
2M ago
Agreement by negotiators at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP-27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt earlier this month on an international fund to provide funding for small nations suffering from climate change was a significant outcome. Yet the inability to achieve substantive commitments by nations to increase their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) was a disappointment. That’s the perspective offered by Billy Pizer, the Vice President for Research and Policy Engagement at Resources for the Future, during the newest ..read more
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On the Table at COP-27: A Conversation with Ray Kopp
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
3M ago
The negotiators gathering this week for the 27th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt will tackle a multitude of important issues, with questions relating to increased ambition and financial reparations among those at the top of the agenda. That’s the perspective offered by Ray Kopp, Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future, during the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental ..read more
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The Power of Youth Climate Activism: A Conversation with Michael Greenstone
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
4M ago
The explosion of youth climate activism in recent years has focused the world’s attention on the problem like never before, but Michael Greenstone, the Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, argues that young activists often err by trying to turn climate change into a moral issue rather than an environmental one. Greenstone shared his thoughts during the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Prog ..read more
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Methane and Climate Change Policy: A Conversation with Daniel Jacob
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
5M ago
Daniel Jacob, the Vasco McCoy Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Environmental Engineering at Harvard, shared his perspectives on methane and its sources, transport, and measurements in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program ..read more
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How Best to Approach Climate Change Policy: A Conversation with Jeff Holmstead
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
6M ago
With so many of the nation’s environmental regulations being tested in the courts, technological solutions may be the most promising way to address climate change. That was the opinion offered by environmental lawyer Jeffrey Holmstead in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program ..read more
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Confronting the Global Energy Crisis: A Conversation With Dan Yergin
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
7M ago
The post-pandemic demand for energy combined with the war in Ukraine and subsequent gas shortages have created a global energy crisis. That is the assessment offered by renowned global energy expert Daniel Yergin in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program ..read more
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The winners and losers of the clean energy transition: A Conversation with Lori Bennear
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
8M ago
There will be bumps on the road as America transitions to a clean power system. That’s the assessment offered by Lori Bennear, the Juli Plant Grainger Associate Professor of Energy Economics and Policy at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program. See a transcript of the podcast here: https://tinyurl.com/be4uhktf ..read more
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The Prospects for U.S. Environmental Policy: A Conversation with Jonathan Wiener
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
9M ago
Jonathan Wiener, the William and Thomas Perkins Professor of Law at Duke Law School, shared his insights on the prospects for federal fiscal, legislative, and regulatory instruments to positively impact climate policy in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program ..read more
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The Economics of Wine: A Conversation with Orley Ashenfelter
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by Harvard Environmental Economics Program
10M ago
Orley Ashenfelter, the Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics at Princeton University, outlined both the positive and negative impacts of climate change on grape growing and the wine industry in the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program." Read a transcription of the interview here: https://www.belfercenter.org/sites/default/files/files/publication/orley-ashenfelter-podcast-transcript-4-8-2022.pdf ..read more
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