Events

    2021 Apr 02

    Philippe Tordoir: The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    As part of the HKS M-RCBG Senior Fellow-led Study Group, Philippe Tordoir, Head of Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory in charge of North America, Brazil, the Middle East, Africa and the regulated natural gas business in France for ENGIE, will present "The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation."... Read more about Philippe Tordoir: The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation

    2021 Mar 30

    The First 100 Days: A Conversation with Joe Aldy on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Join the Center for Public Leadership for a discussion on climate policy with Joe Aldy, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at HKS. Drawing on his experience with the 2008 presidential transition, Aldy will discuss the role of transition teams in the Biden administration.... Read more about The First 100 Days: A Conversation with Joe Aldy on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

    2021 Mar 30

    The Future of Green India: Energy and Climate Change

    10:00am to 11:15am

    Location: 

    Zoom

    India is a vital player in global efforts to deploy clean energy and address climate change – while at the same time widening energy access and fostering economic growth. Expert speakers will consider India’s energy transition and approaches to climate-change policy – both domestically and in collaboration with the global community.... Read more about The Future of Green India: Energy and Climate Change

    2021 Mar 29

    STS Circle

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Jeannette Estruth, Bard College, will present "Worker Coalitions in the Reagan-Era Silicon Valley."... Read more about STS Circle

    2021 Mar 25

    Confronting Climate Change: Diverse Perspectives on the Path Forward

    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor (HBS)
; Peter Huybers, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and of Environmental Science and Engineering (FAS); Jennifer Leaning, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (HMS) and Senior Research Fellow (HSPH); Jim Stock, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy (FAS), Member of the Faculty (HKS); and Dan Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering (FAS), Director of HUCE, Member of the Faculty (HKS), and Professor in the Department of Environmental Health (HSPH), will discuss "Confronting Climate Change: Diverse Perspectives on the Path Forward."... Read more about Confronting Climate Change: Diverse Perspectives on the Path Forward

    2021 Mar 25

    Adaptive Leadership and Climate Action

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Join the Belfer Center for "Adaptive Leadership and Climate Action," a conversation with two HKS alums working to solve the climate crisis – in Brazil and the US, Natalie Unterstell is a change policy and negotiations expert working to save the Amazon, while Camila Thorndike is a climate organizer and National Director of Advocacy for Climate XChange.... Read more about Adaptive Leadership and Climate Action

    2021 Mar 22

    STS Circle

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Roxana Vatanparast, HKS, will present "'Of Nations Linked Together': Cables, the League of Nations & the Construction of Imagined Global Communities."... Read more about STS Circle

    2021 Mar 19

    The Economics of Biodiversity: A Discussion of the Findings of the Landmark Dasgupta Review

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Sajid Javid, M-RCBG Senior Fellow, and Partha Dasgupta, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge, will discuss the landmark Dasgupta review, which explores the role of natural capital in delivering planetary, societal, and economic prosperity.... Read more about The Economics of Biodiversity: A Discussion of the Findings of the Landmark Dasgupta Review

    2021 Mar 15

    STS Circle

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Colleen Lanier Christensen, History of Science, Harvard, will present "Chemical Harmonies: The Politics of Standardized Practices and Controls."... Read more about STS Circle

    2021 Mar 08

    STS Circle

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Jessica Lynn Dickson, Harvard FAS, will present "Extracting Ghosts: 'Hollywood' World-building through Sites of Ruination in South Africa."... Read more about STS Circle

    2021 Mar 08

    The US and the Paris Agreement: What’s Next?

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Zoom

    As part of the Climate Solutions Deep-Dives program, Robert Stavins, A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy & Economic Development, HKS; Natalie Unterstell MPA ‘16, HKS and one of Brazil’s former climate negotiators; and Tina Latif MPA ‘20, HKS and one of the lead negotiators of the Paris Agreement, will discuss the impact of the US’s recent re-entry to the Paris Agreement and the future of international climate negotiations.... Read more about The US and the Paris Agreement: What’s Next?

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