Spring 2014

Monday, February 3, 12pm-1:30pm
A Different Way to Look at Carbon Emissions in China
Summary
Zhu Liu, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project, HKS
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, February 10, 12pm – 1:30pm
Environmental and Technology Policy Options in the Electricity Sector: Interactions and OutcomesPaperSlides.
Carolyn Fischer, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Center for Climate and Electricity Policy, Resources for the Future
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, February 24, 12pm – 1:30 pm
Tailoring Energy Deployment Policies to Support Innovation in Specific Energy TechnologiesSummary.
Joern Huenteler, Pre-doctoral Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, March 3, 12:30pm-2:00pm*PLEASE NOTE LATER TIME*
Rethinking electricity distribution regulation. SlidesSummary.
Ignacio Perez-Arriaga
Visiting Professor, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR), MIT; and Professor & Director of the BP Chair on Energy & Sustainability, Instituto de Investigacion Tecnologica (IIT), Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, March 10, 12pm – 1:30 pm
The Energy Outlook. Summary.
Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, March 24, 12pm-1:30pm
The Water-Energy Nexus in Oman and Abu Dhabi: A View from the Agricultural SectorSummary.
Mattijs Van Maasakkers, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, March 31, 12pm-1:30pm
The Social Cost of Carbon in Federal RulemakingSlides. Summary.
Elizabeth Kopits, National Center for Environmental Economics, Office of Policy, U.S. EPA
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, April 7, 12:30pm-2:00pm*PLEASE NOTE LATER TIME*
Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies: Beyond Traditional Financial IncentivesSlides. Summary.
Dr. Walter Steinmann, Managing Director of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy and State Secretary for Energy
FAINSOD ROOM, LITTAUER 324

Monday, April 14, 12pm-1:30pm 
Geoengineering the Climate. Summary.
David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics (SEAS); Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, April 21, 12pm-1:30pm
The Impact of Energy Policy Instruments on the Level of Energy EfficiencySlides.
Massimo Filippini, Visiting Scholar, HKS, and Professor, ETH Zurich and University of Lugano 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, May 5, 12:30pm-2:00pm*PLEASE NOTE LATER TIME*
Title TBA
Peter Rothstein, President, New England Clean Energy Council
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS