Too Cool for Global Warming? Climate Change Diplomacy 2009

Alexander OchsAlexander Ochs is an expert on international climate and energy policy. Since September 2009 he has directed the climate and energy program at the Worldwatch Institute in Washington, DC. At AICGS, he was a DAAD Fellow and currently is a Senior Non-Resident Fellow. In the beginning of 2008 Alexander founded Forum for Atlantic Climate and Energy Talks (FACET), an independent initiative supported by the AICGS Business and Economics Program. He also serves as its director. From 2008 to 2009, Alexander was Director of International Policy at the Center for Clean Air Policy. Between 2001 and 2007, he worked as a senior research associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin.

11/12/09 @ 12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Newman Vertical Campus
Room 3-160

Alexander also co-founded and at different times managed, advised, and directed the International Network to Advance Climate Talks (INTACT). Alexander has co-edited two books and published numerous scholarly articles and policy papers. He has also contributed widely to public media, currently as a commentator for Deutsche Welle, Germany's public international broadcaster, Dateline Copenhagen, as well as Grist Magazine. Alexander has held research or teaching positions at Princeton University, Munich University, Baruch College (CUNY), as well as both Freie and Humboldt Universities in Berlin. He has been a member of the German delegation to the UN climate negotiations and various advisory committees on both sides of the Atlantic. He has received various prestigious scholarships and research grants, was a 2005-06 Young Leader of the Aspen Institute, and currently serves as a an elected member of tt30, a think tank of the Club of Rome.

Text from, edited by J D Sallen

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