Greetings from the Centre for Public Policy Research (C.P.P.R.), Kochi! Hope you are safe and well! C.P.P.R. invites you for the discussion focused on climate change and clean energy scheduled to be held on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The webinar is jointly organized by C.P.P.R. and the U.S. Consulate General Chennai. The details of the webinar are as given below:
- Theme: United States and India as Partners in Climate Action: The Clean Energy Agenda
- Time and Date: 5:00 – 6:30 PM IST on Thursday, June 17, 2021
Dr. Jessica Seddon
Dr. Jessica Seddon is the Global Lead for Air Quality at the World Resources Institute and a Research Fellow at Princeton University. She founded and served as Managing Director of Okapi, an India-based strategy group focused on institutional design for social innovation. Dr. Seddon has served as Council on Foreign Relations, International Affairs Fellow, Head of Research, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (Bangalore), Director of the Centre for Development Finance at I.F.M.R. (Chennai), Visiting Fellow at I.D.F.C. Institute and Adjunct Faculty at I.I.T., Madras. Dr. Seddon earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and her B.A. from Harvard University.
Prof. A. Damodaran
Professor Damodaran did his doctoral studies in Economics and has held academic and professional assignments abroad, including visiting faculty positions. He was an Environmental Fellow with the US Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.E.P.A.) and a Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley under the U.S.-Asia Environment Program in 1994. He has also held Visiting Faculty positions at the University of Bonn, Germany, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan, University of Wageningen, Netherlands, and the Graduate School of Management, St Petersburg State University in Russia. In 2012 he was appointed Visiting Fellow at the United Nations University – Institute of Advanced Studies, Japan. As a Scholar in Residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, U.S.A. in 2015 he worked on the convergence of Environmental Economics and Cultural Economics.
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