UChicago Davos 2015: The Future of Energy & Climate Change in Emerging Economies; Michael Greenstone

The University of Chicago and Chicago Booth host a panel discussion moderated by Professor Michael Greenstone, Director of EPIC, on the future of energy and climate change in emerging economies during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

As international business executives and other leaders gathered for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 21-24, top energy and climate experts among them came together for a special discussion on “The Future of Energy and Climate Change in Emerging Economies.” The event, occurring on January 23rd in Davos, was hosted by the University of Chicago and led by EPIC's Michael Greenstone.

Greenstone framed the discussion by laying out the main energy challenge emerging economies, like China and India, face today: How to improve access to energy in order to grow the economy, while also cutting deadly pollution and confronting climate change.

Panelists:

Jin-Yong Cai - Executive Vice President and CEO of the International Finance Corporation at the World Bank

Jairam Ramesh - Member of the Indian Parliament and Chair of the Future Earth Engagement Committee

Carol Browner - distinguished senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy

Michael Greenstone - Director of the Energy Policy Institute at The University of Chicago (EPIC).

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