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Climate policy discussions featuring Karl Hausker of the World Resources Institute

On Thursday and Friday, February 20-21, 2020, the University of Michigan is hosting Senior Fellow Karl Hausker of the World Resources Institute (WRI) for a set of discussions and meetings on climate policy. Dr. Hausker leads the analysis and modeling of climate mitigation, electricity market design and the social cost of carbon at WRI, bringing to the table several decades of experience with federal and state policymaking on energy and environmental issues.

On Thursday February 20, the School for Environment & Sustainability (SEAS) will feature Dr. Hausker at a Roundtable on the Green New Deal, 1:00 – 2:00 pm in Room 1024 of the Dana Building. See the SEAS event posting for further details.

Then on Friday February 21, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy (FSPP) will host Dr. Hausker for a seminar on Getting to Net-Zero: Climate Challenges and Solutions from 11:30 am to 12:50 pm in the Betty Ford Classroom, Room 1110 Weill Hall. This event is open to the public; pizza will be served at 11:30 with the talk starting at 11:45. See the FSPP event posting for further details.

Dr. Hausker’s visit is co-hosted by the Global CO2 Initiative, the Center for Local, State and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) at FSPP, the Center for Sustainable Systems at SEAS and the Graham Sustainability Institute as well as the Energy Institute.