RAEL Lunch: Inside the Negotiations: The Prospect for International Action on Climate Change Post-Copenhagen

Date: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: 323 Barrows Hall (ERG Reading Room)

Trevor Houser served as Senior Advisor to US Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern through the climate change negotiations in Copenhagen last December. Now a partner at RHG, a New York-based economic research firm, and visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC, Houser will discuss the outcome of the Copenhagen summit and the prospect for international cooperation on climate change in the years ahead.

Houser's recent publications include: Copenhagen, the Accord, and the Way Forward (2010), The Economics of Energy Efficiency in Buildings (2009), A Green Recovery: Assessing US Economic Stimulus and the Prospects for International Cooperation (2009), Leveling the Carbon Playing Field: International Competition and US Climate Policy Design (2008), and China Energy: A Guide for the Perplexed (2007).