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The Economics of Climate Change: An International Conference at The New School, April 9-10
Friday, April 9, 2010 at 8:30 AM - Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 6:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
We may already be past the tipping point on climate change. Where do we go after Copenhagen's failure?
For two days, U.S. and international academics, government officials, and policy analysts will join to study the economic issues associated with carbon emission, climate change, and emission regulation. The conference will offer important lessons on how to enact effective climate change policy in light of the United States’ fragile economy and the post-Copenhagen tensions between developed and developing countries.
View the full agenda here.
The program includes keynote speeches by Hirofumi Uzawa of Tokyo University and Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, former chairman of the German Parliament’s Environmental Committee. Participants include representatives from the European Commission and the Obama Administration; Tariq Banuri, director of the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development and member of the Nobel Prize-winning Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Alfred Greiner of the University of Bielefeld; Geoffrey Heal of Columbia University; and Franz Wirl of the University of Vienna. New School faculty includes Lopamudra Banerjee, Edward Nell and Willi Semmler from The New School for Social Research and Michael Cohen of the Graduate Program of International Affairs.
DATE: Friday, April 09, 2010 - Saturday, April 10, 2010
TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
For more information, call 212-229-5901 x4911 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis and the Economics Department of The New School for Social Research. The conference is made possible by support from the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, the Alex C. Walker Foundation and the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany New York.