43 Events

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: Hélène Benveniste on "Climate Mobilities: Empirical Evidence & International Policy Responses"

Mon., Apr. 17, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Hélène Benveniste, Environmental Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment and Harvard Kennedy School. Benveniste will give a talk on "Climate Mobilities: Empirical Evidence and International Policy Responses." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. The seminar will also be streamed via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Sponsors: The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: Jahi Wise on "The Outlook for the EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund"

Mon., Apr. 3, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Jahi Wise, Senior Advisor to the Administrator and Acting Director for the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Wise will give a talk on "The Outlook for the EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. The seminar will also be streamed via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Sponsors: The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: Eyck Freymann on "Chinese Perspectives on Climate Geopolitics"

Mon., Mar. 27, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Eyck Freymann, joint Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Belfer Center's Arctic Initiative and Columbia University. Freymann will give a talk on "Chinese Perspectives on Climate Geopolitics." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. The seminar will also be streamed via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Sponsors: The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: James Stock on "The Climate Implications of U.S. LNG Facilities"

Mon., Mar. 20, 2023 - Mon., Feb. 20, 2023

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring James Stock, Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and member of the faculty at Harvard Kennedy School. Stock will give a talk on "What’s Up with Natural Gas Prices? The Climate Implications of U.S. LNG Facilities." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. The seminar will also be streamed via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Sponsors: The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: "Measuring Air Pollution Co-Benefits of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Technology"

Mon., Mar. 6, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Andrew Waxman, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Austin and Visiting Scholar at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Waxman will give a talk on "Measuring Air Pollution Co-Benefits of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Technology." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. The seminar will also be streamed via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Sponsors: The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: David Turk on "Powering the Clean Energy Future"

Mon., Feb. 13, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring David Turk, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. Deputy Secretary Turk will give a talk on "Powering the Clean Energy Future." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. The seminar will also be streamed via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Sponsors: The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: Putting a Price Cap on Russian Oil

Mon., Dec. 5, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

A novel price cap on Russian-origin crude oil, implemented by the G7 countries, is set to take effect on December 5.

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Catherine Wolfram, Visiting Professor at Harvard Kennedy School, and Ben Harris, Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Wolfram will begin the seminar by overviewing the price cap policy. Then, Harris will discuss the policy in a fireside chat with HKS Professor Joe Aldy. Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: In-person attendance is limited to current Harvard ID holders. No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

Members of the public are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Seminar - Open to the Public

Energy Policy Seminar: Richard Glick on "How Climate Change Awakened a 'Sleepy Little Agency'"

Mon., Nov. 28, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission oversees a significant portion of the electric and natural gas industry. Until recently the Commission carried out its regulatory responsibilities without a significant amount of attention. But climate change has created deeper divisions about FERC’s regulatory actions and has shined the spotlight on the role the Commission plays in the energy transition.

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Richard Glick, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The Chairman will give a talk entitled "How Climate Change Awakened 'a Sleepy Little Agency'." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: In-person attendance is limited to current Harvard ID holders. No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

Members of the public are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Energy Policy Seminar: Alex Clark on "Capitalizing on Coal"

Mon., Nov. 21, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

China’s development institutions have played a role in financing approximately 40GW of currently operating overseas coal power plants. Retiring these plants early will likely require concessional financing to reduce the stranded costs to investors and address the consequences for related stakeholders, including workers and electricity consumers.

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Alex Clark, Visiting Predoctoral Research Fellow at the Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program and Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program. Drawing from a forthcoming paper, Clark will give a talk entitled "Capitalizing on Coal: Early Retirement Options for China-Backed Coal Plants in Southeast Asia and Beyond," in which he will examine the early retirement costs and apply the findings to real-world market and political contexts in four countries. Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: In-person attendance is limited to current Harvard ID holders. No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

Members of the public are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Energy Policy Seminar: John Larsen on "U.S. Climate Progress"

Mon., Nov. 14, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring John Larsen, Partner at Rhodium Group. Larsen will give a talk on "U.S. Climate Progress: The Inflation Reduction Act and What’s Next." Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.

Registration: In-person attendance is limited to current Harvard ID holders. No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

Members of the public are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register using the button below; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 

Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.

Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon (ehanlon@hks.harvard.edu) in advance of the session.