2016 Events

March 13: David O’Connor, will report on the evolution of the IMAPP process and how it will move forward into the more formal NEPOOL/FERC process.

February 27: Rishikesh Ram Bhandary, PhD candidate hosts CIERP Research Seminar

February 13: Ed Muller, Vice Chairman of the Board and a director of NRG since December 2012 with over 20 years of energy industry experience. (Co-hosted by CIERP and IBGC)

January 30: Greta Bull, CEO of CGAP and a Director at the World Bank Group speaking from her more than 15 years’ experience in development finance.

November 30: India’s Development in a Changing Climate. Dr. Kartikeya Singh, IDRC Fellow at the Center for Global Development.

October 31: Jonathan Pershing, Special Envoy for Climate Change at the US Department of State.

October 26: Energy Democracy and Gender Diversity in the Renewable Energy Transition: The Value of a More Holistic, Inclusive Approach. Jennie Stevens, Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs Northeastern University

September 28: Transnational Governance Experiments: From Climate Change to Mining and the Minerals Life Cycle. Dr Stacy VanDeveer Professor and Program Director of the PhD program in Global Governance and Human Security in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston

April 7, 2016: After Paris: Now the Harder Part. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

March 28, 2016: Technology Transfer and Adoption for Climate Resilience. Laura Kuhl, doctoral candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

March 28, 2016: Governing Adaption: Bridging Scales for Water Security. Anita Milman, Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

March 14, 2016: Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Mixed and Integrated Farming Systems as an Adaptation Strategy in Mozambique. John Duncan, Postdoctoral Scholar of Agriculture, Forests and Biodiversity.

March 14, 2016: Water and Conflict: From academic debates to urban wars. Mark Zeitoun, Reader at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia.

March 10, 2016: Water: Security, Productivity, Management – Linking global water resources to health and security. Kate Brauman, Lead Scientist, Global Water Initiative, Institute of the Environment, University of Minnesota.
February 23, 2016:
China’s Responses to Climate Change. Chengchuan Tian is Director of the Division of Strategic Research and Planning, Department of Climate Change, at the National Development Reform Commission. He has been engaged in strategic planning and policy research on climate change for many years.

January 21, 2016:Climate Change and Norwegian Foreign Policy: How one country tries to make a difference by helping to save the remaining rain forests. Hans Brattskar is Special Advisor on Forests, Sustainable Development, and Indigenous and Local Communities Issues at the United Nations Development Program.