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Press Release - University of California Berkeley

New Study Examines Drivers of Government Investment in Energy Innovation

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  • Mathew Burciaga
| Sep. 12, 2022

New forms of international cooperation and technology competition with China are the main drivers of public investment in energy innovation, though it remains insufficient to help meet climate goals.

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News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Outgoing ENRP/STPP Fellows Reflect on Belfer Center Experience

Outgoing fellows from the Environment and Natural Resources Program and the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program reflect on their Belfer Center experiences and their post-HKS plans.

a polar bear approaches a group of walruses on an ice floe

Andrey Todorov

News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Arctic Ocean Governance: Cooperation with Russia After the Invasion of Ukraine

| July 07, 2022

The rapid pace of Arctic thaw demands collaboration with Russia, no matter the political implications. In a seminar hosted by the Arctic Initiative on May 11, 2022, Andrey Todorov and Andreas Østhagen tackled the thorny question of how to proceed with Arctic Ocean governance in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and expressed tentative hope for a pragmatic approach to cooperating with Russia on pressing issues such as shipping and fishery management.

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News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Jennifer Spence Named Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Arctic Initiative

| July 01, 2022

Jennifer Spence, Executive Secretary of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, will join Harvard Kennedy School's Arctic Initiative as a resident Senior Fellow this coming academic year. Spence will substantially enhance the Initiative's capacity to address the future of Arctic governance—an increasingly critical issue in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Flags of the Arctic states at the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland

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

The Arctic Won’t Wait: Novel Structures for Advancing Arctic Goals During Geopolitical Crisis

| June 28, 2022

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has slammed the brakes on the collaborative operations of the Arctic Council. An interim Indigenous Arctic Council could ensure that critical research keeps pace with the rapid rate of climate change in the region, among other benefits, argues Joel Clement.