Green New Deal Roundtable

Event Type: 
Other
Speaker: 
Karl Hausker, World Resources Institute, Senior Fellow, Energy & Climate Program
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Room 1024 Dana Building
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Sustainable Systems
Global CO2 Initiative
Energy Institute

Students (and others) are invited to a roundtable to discuss their views on the Green New Deal.  Please join us for what should be a very interesting discussion with a seasoned policy expert on climate change, electricity and renewables, and the social cost of carbon!  

All participants should read the 14pp official Green New Deal proposal from the Sunrise movement in advance of this Roundtable.

Please sign up here!

Guest Biography
Dr. Karl Hausker leads analysis and modeling of climate mitigation, electricity market design, and the social cost of carbon. He led the Risky Business study of clean energy scenarios for the U.S., and lectures widely on deep decarbonization. He has led climate policy analysis and modeling projects for USAID, USEPA, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the Western Climate Initiative, and the California Air Resources Board. Much of his work has focused on the energy and transportation sectors, and on low carbon, climate resilient development strategies. From 2007-2013, Karl was a Vice President at ICF International. His experience also includes: serving President Clinton as Deputy Assistant Administrator in EPA’s Policy Office where he represented EPA in interagency climate policy development and at COP-1; and serving as the Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, where he worked on a diverse set of issues including electricity restructuring, CAFE standards, alternative fuels, western water policy, nuclear power, and energy security. Karl holds an M.P.P and Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley, and received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cornell University.