Climate Policy Scenarios — Past, Present and Future | Stanford Center at Peking University


by Project Pengyou on September 17th, 2014   669 views

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  • 17/09/2014
    4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

  • Stanford Center at Peking University
    The Lee Jung Sen Building Langrun Yuan Peking University No.5 Yiheyuan Road Haidian District Beijing, P.R.China 100871
    Beijing
    China
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Climate Policy Scenarios — Past, Present and Future | Stanford Center at Peking University

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Breaking boundaries of academic disciplines, climate policy scenarios modeling is increasingly common in climate change policy analysis, generating useful, comprehensive information for decision makers. This talk briefly reviews results from recent global and regional climate policy model inter-comparison studies, including those assessed in the recent Inter-government Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, and implications of the past and future scenarios for China.

Wednesday, September 17, 4pm–5:15pm
“Climate Policy Scenarios — Past, Present and Future”
John P. Weyant, Speaker, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
Zhu Tong, Discussant, Dean of the College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University
Stanford Center at Peking University
Stanford Center at Peking University | Open to Public | Free | Registration
 
Breaking boundaries of academic disciplines, climate policy scenarios modeling is increasingly common in climate change policy analysis, generating useful, comprehensive information for decision makers. This talk briefly reviews results from recent global and regional climate policy model inter-comparison studies, including those assessed in the recent Inter-government Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, and implications of the past and future scenarios for China.
 
John P. Weyant is Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Director of the Energy Modeling Forum (EMF) and Deputy Director of the Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency at Stanford University. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Precourt Institute for Energy and the Freeman-Spolgi Institute for International Studies at Stanford. Weyant has been a convening lead author or lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for chapters on integrated assessment, greenhouse gas mitigation, integrated climate impacts, and sustainable development, and most recently served as a review editor for the climate change mitigation working group of the IPCC’s fourth assessment report. He was also a founder and serves as chairman of the Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC), a five year old collaboratory with 53 member institutions from around the world. He has been active in the U.S. debate on climate change policy through the Department of State, the Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Weyant was awarded the US Association for Energy Economics 2008 Adelmann-Frankel award for unique and innovative contributions to the field of energy economics. Weyant was honored in 2007 as a major contributor to the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
 
To register, please email connieyc@stanford.edu with your name and affiliation.

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