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Hear directly from HKS faculty about course offerings, events, and research in climate, environment, energy, and sustainability. Additional information about individual faculty members is listed below.

Joe Aldy

Focus Areas 

  • Climate change policy
  • Energy policy
  • Environmental economics
  • Regulatory policy

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Linda Bilmes

Focus Areas

  • Public finance
  • Resource allocation
  • Public land management and conservation
  • National Parks
  • Natural capital and ecosystem accounting
  • United Nations SEEA (System of Economic Environmental Accounting) 

Research Positions

  • Faculty Director, Greater Boston Applied Finance Lab and Bloomberg Cities Field Lab
  • United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (Member for the United States). Chair the Working Group on Climate and Biodiversity

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Matt Bunn

Focus Areas

  • The future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle
  • Policies to promote innovation in energy technologies 

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Bill Clark

Focus Areas

  • Sustainability science & sustainable development
  • Use of science to inform policy

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John Holdren

Focus Areas

  • Energy technology
  • Climate change
  • Nuclear arms control
  • Science & technology policy

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  • Harvard Scholar
Sheila Jasanoff

Focus Areas

  • Role of expertise in national and international climate policy
  • Transitions to sustainability in energy, agriculture, urbanization
  • Comparative politics of climate in Europe, US, and India

Research Positions

  • Faculty Director, Program on Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • PI, Multiple Carbons: Challenges for Politics and Governance, SGRP
  • PI, Traveling Imaginaries of Innovation: The Practice Turn and Its Transnational Implementation, STS
  • PI, Governance of Sociotechnical Transformations, STS
  • PI, RAPID: Collaborative Research: a Comparative Study of Expertise for Policy in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Juliette Kayyem

Focus Areas

  • Homeland security
  • Resiliency and safety
  • Infrastructure protection

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David Keith

Focus Areas

  • Solar geoengineering
  • Energy technology
  • Climate science and policy

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Henry Lee

Focus Areas

  • Environmental policy
  • Public infrastructure in developing countries
  • China's energy policy
  • U.S. climate policy

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Halla Logadottir

Focus Areas

  • Energy policy
  • Arctic regional policy
  • Ocean pollution

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Meghan O'Sullivan

Focus Areas

  • Energy policy
  • National security
  • International negotiations

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Dan Schrag

Focus Areas

  • Climate change
  • Geology and environmental science
  • Energy technology policy

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Afreen Siddiqi

Focus Areas

  • Development and technology policy
  • Water
  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Remote sensing and space systems

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Rob Stavins

Focus Areas

  • Environmental economics
  • Climate policy

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Rand Wentworth

Focus Areas

  • Land conservation
  • Environmental policy

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Catherine Wolfram

Focus Areas

  • Economics of energy markets
  • Energy efficiency
  • Climate policy

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