CFI Spring 2015 Seminar Series

Spring 2015 Seminars

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Lessons from the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

4:30 p.m. • Robertson Hall, Bowl 1, Princeton University

  • Marc Fleurbaey, Robert E. Kuenne Professor in Economics and Humanistic Studies, University Center for Human Values Values and Woodrow Wilson School
  • Michael Oppenheimer, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
  • V. “Ram” Ramaswamy, Lecturer with the rank of Professor in Geosciences, Director, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
  • Chair: Robert Socolow, Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scholar, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Hans Morgenthau and Nuclear Catastrophe: Lessons for Thinking About Climate Change

4:30 p.m. • 301 Marx Hall, Princeton University

  • Alison McQueen, Lawrence S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow, University Center for Human Values
  • Chair: Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics

Thursday, April 9, 2015
The Hybrid Legal-Scientific Dynamic of Transnational Scientific Institutions

4:30 p.m. • 301 Marx Hall, Princeton University

  • Oren Perez, Professor of Law, Bar-llan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Public Policy Assessments: Being Policy-Relevant Without Being Policy-Prescriptive? Experiences with the IPCC

4:30 p.m. • 301 Marx Hall, Princeton University

  • Ottmar Edenhofer, Professor of the Economics of Climate Change, Technical University of Berlin & Co-Chair of Working Group III of the IPCC

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Carbon Taxes, Inequality and Engel's Law - The Double Dividend of Redistribution

4:30 p.m. • Guyot Hall, Room 100, Princeton University

  • Ottmar Edenhofer, Professor of the Economics of Climate Change, Technical University of Berlin & Co-Chair of Working Group III of the IPCC

Integrated Assessment Modeling Seminars

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Demographic heterogeneity in IAMs, implications for emissions, mitigation and impacts

4:30 p.m. • M-171 Guyot Hall, Princeton University

  • Bas van Ruijven, Project Scientist II, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Distributional Impacts of Climate Polices: Applications on Energy Poverty and Vehicle Adoption with the MESSAGE IAM

4:30 p.m. • M-171 Guyot Hall, Princeton University

  • Volker Krey, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Modeling Climate Impact on Economic Growth: More Harm, More Uncertainty or None of the Above? Numerical Experiments and Implications for Mitigation Policy

4:30 p.m. • M-171 Guyot Hall, Princeton University

  • Céline Guivarch, Economist at École des Ponts ParisTech, CIRED, France

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Equity Weighting and the Social Cost of Carbon

4:30 p.m. • M-171 Guyot Hall, Princeton University

  • David Anthoff, Assistant Professor in the Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley