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News - Harvard Project on Climate Agreements

Harvard Project Director Robert Stavins Featured at "Top Environmental Economists," January 2022

| Jan. 14, 2022

Professor Robert Stavins is profiled and interviewed by Ingmar Schumacher, Professor of Economics at IPAG Business School in Paris, France, at website, “Top Environmental Economists,” including a brief video interview, and a much more extensive written version.

Audio - Harvard Environmental Economics Program

The Institutional Dimensions of Climate Policy: A Conversation with Navroz Dubash

| Jan. 07, 2022

Navroz Dubash, professor at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi, made a compelling argument on behalf of the power of international institutions and national politics to guide climate policy in the latest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program.

Audio - Harvard Environmental Economics Program

Pragmatic Climate Policy Options: A Conversation with Gib Metcalf

| Dec. 09, 2021

Energy economist Gilbert Metcalf, Professor of Economics at Tufts University, makes the argument for pragmatic climate change policies that will withstand the political divisions in Washington in the latest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program.

Photo of a member of security moving to apprehend a demonstrator at the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.

(AP Photo/Alistair Grant)

Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Takeaways from COP26 in Glasgow

Following the conclusion of the 2021 COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, we asked several of our climate experts for their takeaways from the conference and its impacts on climate change.

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Newspaper Article - Harvard Gazette

Separating Signal from Noise at COP26

    Author:
  • Alvin Powell
| Nov. 17, 2021

For an assessment of what was done, and left undone, at the recent United Nations’ Conference of the Parties on climate change, the Gazette spoke with Rob Stavins, the Harvard Kennedy School’s A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy and Economic Development and head of the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, who attended his first COP in 2007 in Bali. 

Robert Stavins

Doug Gavel

News - Harvard Project on Climate Agreements

HPCA Director Robert Stavins Offers Perspectives on Jeju Island Climate Measures and Article 6 at COP26 Panel Discussion

    Author:
  • Doug Gavel
| Nov. 09, 2021

Jeju Island, the 707 square mile self-governing province off the south coast of South Korea which is making ambitious strides toward its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030, serves as a potential important demonstration for other sub-national entities that seek to reduce their global climate footprint.

Audio - Harvard Environmental Economics Program

Understanding Climate Change Adaptation: A Conversation with Robert Pindyck

| Nov. 08, 2021

Robert Pindyck, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Professor of Economics and Finance at MIT's Sloan School of Management, presented his case for additional research on climate adaptation and the social costs of climate change in the latest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program.

Audio - Harvard Environmental Economics Program

Thoughts on Water Management and Environmental Justice: A Conversation with Sheila Olmstead

| Oct. 08, 2021

Sheila Olmstead, professor of public affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin, shared her thoughts on U.S. water policy and environmental justice in the latest episode of “Environmental Insights.”

Audio - Harvard Environmental Economics Program

Assessing the Economic Dimensions of Environmental Policy: A Conversation with Suzi Kerr

| Sep. 08, 2021

Suzi Kerr, the chief economist at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and founder of the MOTU Economic and Public Policy Research think tank in her home country of New Zealand, shared her perspectives on international climate change policy in the latest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,”

Audio - Harvard Environmental Economics Program

Policy Options for Addressing Climate Change: A Conversation with Larry Goulder

| Aug. 09, 2021

Stanford University Professor Lawrence Goulder analyzed the different policy options available for addressing climate change in the latest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program.