Rachel Kyte

Rachel Kyte

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 am

Rachel Kyte

"Using the Pandemic Recovery to Spur the Clean Transition —
Opportunities and Potential Pitfalls"

Registration is required. Please click here to register in advance for this webinar.

Rachel Kyte will discuss a potential green recovery from the pandemic — how recovery efforts might be leveraged to accelerate the transition to a clean and sustainable energy system — in the United States and globally. She is the Dean of The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and she has held senior positions in the World Bank and United Nations dealing with climate change and sustainability.


Jacob Werksman

Jacob Werksman

Thursday, July 9, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 am

Jacob Werksman

“European Green Deal, Green Recovery, and Its External Dimensions”

A recording of this webinar is available here.

A news article about this webinar is available here.

In an online conversation, Jacob Werksman and Robert Stavins discussed legal dimensions of the Paris Agreement process and the impact of the withdrawal of the United States from the Agreement, as well as Europe’s Green Deal. Werksman is Principal Adviser for International Aspects of EU Climate Policy to the Director General of DG Climate Action in the European Commission. Mr. Werksman’s biography is here. (Director General Mauro Petriccione had been scheduled to join Professor Stavins in this webinar but was called away for urgent business.)


Meghan O'Sullivan

Meghan O'Sullivan

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 am

Meghan O’Sullivan

“The Geopolitics of the Global Upheaval in Oil Markets”

A recording of this webinar is available here.

Meghan O’Sullivan is Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard Kennedy School. She is also the chair of the North American Group of the Trilateral Commission. Her third book, Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America’s Power, was published by Simon & Schuster in September 2017.