Spring 2012

Monday, January 30, 12pm-1:30pm
The MIT Future of the Electric Grid Study
Richard Schmalensee, MIT
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, February 13, 12pm-1:30pm
Restoring the Gulf of Mexico—An Energy Policy? A Historical Perspective on Energy/Environment in the Gulf Region 
Jason Theriot, Energy Policy Fellow, Consortium for Energy Policy Research at Harvard
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building,

Monday, February 27, 12pm-1:30pm
Oil: The Next Big Surprises
Leonardo Maugeri, Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, March 5, 12pm-1:30pm
Are Current Electricity Markets Suitable to Integrate Non-dispatchable (Renewable) Producers?
Antonio Conejo, University of Castilla - La Mancha 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, March 19, 12pm-1:30pm
Simultaneously Mitigating Near-Term Climate Change and Improving Human Health and Food Security
Joel Schwartz, Harvard School of Public Health
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, March 26, 12pm-1:30pm
But Will the Planet Notice? Why only economists -- not recyclers -- can stop global warming
Gernot Wagner, Environmental Defense Fund & Columbia University
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, April 2, 12pm-1:30pm
China’s Electricity System Reform
Yaodong Shi, Fellow, Consortium for Energy Policy Research
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, April 9, 12pm-1:30pm
Current Practices and Future Opportunities: Managing Produced Water in the Marcellus
Meagan Mauter, Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy and Consortium for Energy Policy Research
Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Monday, April 23, 12pm-1:30pm
Regulating the Brazilian Power Sector
Jerson Kelman, Former Director, Brazil’s National Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL)
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, April 30, 12pm-1:30pm
Internalizing the Environmental Impacts of Offshore Energy Development
Speaker: James Tripp, Senior Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund
Respondents: Bill Hogan and Jason Theriot, HKS 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS