3 Events

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: Jonas Meckling on "The Politics of Energy Transitions"

Mon., Oct. 18, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Join us for the next Energy Policy Seminar of the 2021 Fall Semester featuring Jonas Meckling, Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Meckling will present “The Politics of Energy Transitions: From the Oil Crises to Climate Change." HKS Professor Henry Lee will moderate the discussion and Q&A.

Attendance: This event is open to the public and hosted on Zoom. 

Seminar - Open to the Public

International Climate Policy for a Post-Kyoto World: Understanding Sectoral Approaches

Tue., Jan. 27, 2009 | 9:30am - 11:00am

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

As the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012, the international policy community is exploring options for a future climate policy framework. Among the various proposals, so-called sectoral approaches have featured prominently, increasingly gaining political momentum. Yet, there is considerable confusion as to what a sectoral approach is. This talk will identify types of sectoral approaches and analyse the politics behind key proposals.

Seminar - Open to the Public

The Rise of Market Mechanisms in Global Climate Politics: Examining the Political Role of American and European Companies

Tue., Nov. 20, 2007 | 9:30am - 11:00am

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Since the creation of the Kyoto Protocol, greenhouse gas emissions trading has found strong and vocal advocates across the globe, including in the United States. Focusing on the role of business-NGO coalitions, it will be examined why emissions trading has come to be the preferred policy choice for tackling climate change.