Spring 2008-Fall 2010

Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 9:30-11am
Kelly Sims Gallagher, Gustavo Collantes - ETIP Director, Research Fellow 
The Impact of Policies to Reduce Oil Consumption and GHG Emissions in the Transport Sector: Insights from NEMS (National Energy Modeling System)*
Location: KSG, Littauer-369

Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 12:15–1:45 pm 
Gary Samore, Council on Foreign Relations
Prospects for a Nuclear Deal with Iran  
Location KSG,  Belfer Center Library (Littauer 369)
RSVP Required: http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/events/samore.html

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 9:30-11am
William Hogan
Electricity Market Design
Location: KSG, Littauer 324 (Fainsod Room)

Tuesday, February 19, 2008, 9:30-11am
Lifeng Zhao, ETIP Research Fellow 
An Economic Assessment of Deploying Advanced Coal Power Technologies in the Chinese Context* 
Location: KSG, Littauer-369

Tuesday, March 4, 2008, 9:30-11am
Robert Frosch, ETIP Senior Research Associate 
Application Oriented R&D: Aphorisms and Anecdotes* 
Location: KSG, Littauer-369

Thursday, March 6, 2008, 4:30-6pm
Adam Dixon, Steven Hauser, and Peter Corsell, of GridPoint Technologies
A Conversation with GridPoint Technologies
Co-sponsored by HUCE, EPRP, and HEPG
Location: 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 9:30-11am
Erich Muehlegger, Faculty Chair, Regulatory Policy Program
Demand for Fuel Efficiency and the Effects of Tighter Automotive Fuel Economy Standards 
Location: KSG, Fainsod Room

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 , 9:30-11am
Jack Johnston, Planning Executive, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (retired) 
Energy R&D and Policy: "Embracing" Failure* 
Location: KSG, Littauer-369

Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 9:30-11am 
Juha Kiviluoma, ETIP Research Fellow 
Plug-in Electric Vehicles and the Power System* 
Location: KSG, Littauer-369

Tuesday, April 15, 2008, 9:30-11am
Daniele Cesano, Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program, CID 
Biofuel Production, Poverty Reduction and Private Sector Engagement: What Can We Learn from the Brazilian Experience?* 
Location: KSG, Littauer 369

Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 9:30-11am
Garth Heutel, HUCE Fellow
Optimal Environmental Policy under Economic Fluctuations
Location: KSG, Littauer 324 (Fainsod Room)

Tuesday, April 29, 2008, 9:30-11am 
Jennie Stephens, ETIP Research Associate 
Perceptions of and Discourse on Emerging Energy Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation: Comparative State-level Media Analysis* 
Location: KSG, Littauer 369

Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 9:30-11am
Ananth Chikkatur, ETIP Research Fellow 
Coal Assessment and Extraction in India: Issues and Prospects* 
Location: KSG, Littauer 369 

Monday, September 15, 2008 9:30-11am
Gwyn Prins, LSE
“The Mounting Crisis in Climate Policy and What to Do About It” 
HKS, Fainsod Room, Littauer 324

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 4-6pm
Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Industry of India
ETIP Seminar
Fainsod Room, Littauer 324

Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:30-11am
ETIP Seminar: Jeff Bielicki, ETIP Research Fellow
“Technological Learning, Spillovers, and Return to Scale for Carbon Capture and Storage”
HKS, Belfer Ctr Library, Littauer 369

Tuesday, September 30, 9:30-11am
ETIP Seminar: Ross Morrow, ETIP Research Fellow
“Systems Modeling of Automotive Market Dynamics Created by Greenhouse Gas Policy Initiatives”
HKS, Belfer Center Library, Littauer 369

Monday Oct.6, 2008, 5-6:30pm
Future of Energy Series: John Rowe, Exelon Corporation
Science Center Lecture Hall D, 1 Oxford Street

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, 9:30-11am
ETIP Seminar: Ananth Chikkatur, ETIP Research Fellow, and Shoibal Chakravarty, Researcher, Princeton Environmental Institute
“Equity and Climate Policy: An Allocation Method Based on Individual Emissions”
HKS, Belfer Center Library, Littauer 369

Wednesday, October 9, 2008, 10-11:30am
ETIP Seminar: Jonathan Sinton, China Programme Manager, Senior Energy Analyst, and Principal Administrator of the International Energy Agency
HKS, Belfer Center Library, Littauer 369

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008,9:30-11am
ETIP Seminar: Hongyan He Oliver, ETIP Research Fellow
“Results of Beijing China In-use Vehicle Emissions Project”
HKS, Belfer Center Library, Littauer 369

Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 9:30-11am
ETIP Seminar: Jose Condor Tarco, ETIP Research Fellow
“Research on Carbon Storage as a Climate-Change Reduction Strategy”
HKS, Belfer Center Library, Littauer 369

Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, 4-5:30pm
Prof. Ignacio Perez-Arriaga, MIT
“Transmission issues in cross-border trade of electricity: The case of internal compensation charges in the European Union”
HKS, Belfer Center Library, Littauer 369

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, 5pm
Future of Energy Series: R. James Woolsey, Vantagepoint Venture Partners
Science Center Lecture Hall D, 1 Oxford Street

Monday, Nov. 24, 2008 4-5:30pm
Prof. Daniel Schrag, FAS/HUCE
HKS, Perkins Room, 4th Floor, Rubenstein Building

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, 9:30-11am
ETIP Seminar: Prof. Ramprasad Sengupta, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
“Issues in Sustainable Energy Development of India”
HKS, Belfer Center Library, Littauer 369

Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, 4-5:30pm
Prof. Rawi Abdelal, HBS
“Gazprom and Europe: Politics and Pipelines”
HKS, Perkins Room, 4th Floor, Rubenstein Building

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 5-6:30pm
Future of Energy Series: Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute
Science Center B, 1 Oxford Street

Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, 4-5:30pm
Steven Stoft, author, Power System Economics (2002) and Carbonomics (forthcoming)
“The Carbonomics of Kissinger's Cartel, Double Dividends, and Global Fairness”
HKS, Perkins Room, 4th Floor, Rubenstein Building

February 18, 2009.
The Future of Oil and Gas 
John Hess, Chairman and CEO, Hess Corporation

February 25. 2009.
Europe and the Caspian 
Steve Mann, Coordinator for Eurasian Energy Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan

March 4. 2009
Erica Downs, China Energy Fellow, The Brookings Institution

MAR 11, 2009
The United States 
Amy Myers Jaffe, Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

March 18. 2009
Fiona Hill, National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia, National Intelligence Council

April 1, 2009 
Varun Rai, Research Fellow, Stanford University

April 22, 2009
Energy, Markets, and Geopolitics 
Tom Fingar, Payne Distinguished Lecturer, Stanford University Former Chairman of the National Intelligence Council

April 29. 2009
Geopolitics of Energy: Looking Forward 
Llewelyn Hughes, Research Fellow, Consortium for Energy Policy Research, Harvard Kennedy School


Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Global Climate Policy after Copenhagen: Seeking a Way Forward
Bo Lidegaard, Permanent Undersecretary of State, Office of the Prime Minister of Denmark, in conversation with HKS professors William Hogan and Robert Stavins

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
The Environment and Directed Technical Change
Phillippe Aghion, Robert C. Waggoner Professor Economics, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Cash for Clunkers: How Public Money Influences which Cars we Buy
Edward Huang, Research Fellow, ETIP

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Driving and the Built Environment: Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use and CO2 Emissions
Prof. José Gómez-Ibáñez, HKS, GSD

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Prices vs. Quantities, Yet Again: Allowance Reserves and Banking
William A. (Billy) Pizer, Deputy Assistant Secretary For Environment And Energy, U.S. Treasury

Monday, March 29, 2010
Science and Policy for a Low-Carbon Economy
Prof. Dan Kammen, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, March 30, 2010
An Industry Perspective on Energy Security, Natural Gas and a Lower Carbon Energy Mix
Ian Smale, Executive V.P. For Policy, British Petroleum

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
The Recent Evolution of the Brazilian Electricity Industry
Joisa Saraiva, Visiting Scholar, Mossavar-Rahmani Center For Business And Government

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Unconventional Takes on the Climate-Energy Problem
Prof. John Schellnhuber, Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research

Thursday, April 15, 2010
Changing Landscapes in Energy: Concerns from Asia
Dr. Tilak K. Doshi, Chief Economist, and Mr Chin Hean Khoo, Executive Director, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Climate Change Mitigation as a Stimulus for Expanding Rural Energy Access in India
Balachandra Patil Research Fellow, ETIP

Monday, April 26, 2010
Geoengineering: Science and Strategy
Prof. David Keith, Director, ISEE Energy and Environmental Systems Group, University of Calgary

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Institutions for Energy Innovation: Science and Technology Decision-Making at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Nat Logar, Research Fellow, ETIP




Tuesday, September 21, 2010
ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar Series 
Joe Lassiter, HBS 
“Building Green Businesses: Issues in Entrepreneurial Finance”  
2:30-4pm, Bell Hall

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
Tony Meggs, MIT
“The Future of Natural Gas”

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010
Matthias Risse, HKS
“Climate Change and Common Ownership of the Earth”

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010
Joseph Cullen, HUCE Fellow
“Environmental Regulation in Electricity Markets”

Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
Ashley Brown, HKS
“Issues in Implementing the Smart Grid”

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010
Fu Feng, HKS
“Promoting Energy Conservation in China”

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 
William Hogan, HKS
“Electricity Transmission Infrastructure Investment”

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
Jonathan Schrag, RGGI
“Implementation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: An Update at 2 Years”

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
Matthew Bunn, HKS
“Making Nuclear Energy Suitable for More of the World’s Energy Supply: Prospects and Issues”

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010
Richard Nelson, Columbia University
What Kind of Public R and D Support Makes Sense?”