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John P. Holdren

John P. Holdren

Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Member of the Board (on leave), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

 

 

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January 25, 2008

"Science and Technology for Sustainable Well-Being"

Journal Article, Science, issue 5862, volume 319

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

"I would urge every scientist and engineer with an interest in the intersection of S&T with sustainable well-being...to 'tithe' 10% of your professional time and effort to working in these and other ways to increase the benefits of S&T for the human condition and to decrease the liabilities. If so much as a substantial fraction of the world's scientists and engineers resolved to do this much, the acceleration of progress toward sustainable well-being for all of Earth's inhabitants would surprise us all."

 

 

January 17, 2008

"Meeting the Climate-Change Challenge"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

John P. Holdren presented the John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture on Science and the Environment on January 17, 2008, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Holdren's lecture was presented during the 8th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment: Climate Change: Science and Solutions, organized by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

The Chafee Memorial Lecture is presented in memory of the late Senator John Chafee of Rhode Island, who was a champion of bipartisan, scientific approaches for protecting the environment.

 

 

December 10, 2007

"Linking Climate Policy with Development Strategy: Options for Brazil, China, and India"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program Director John P. Holdren spoke at a Woods Hole Research Center–sponsored side event at the 13th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bali, Indonesia.

 

 

November 6, 2007

"Global Climate Disruption: What Do We Know? What Should We Do?"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

"Global warming is a misnomer," said John P. Holdren, speaking at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Kennedy School on November 6. "It implies something gradual, uniform, and benign. What we’re experiencing is none of these."

Holdren also urged the United States to spearhead this effort, going from being a "laggard in climate policy to being a leader." Once that happens, he said, the rest of the world will follow suit.

 

 

Fall 2007

"Professor John P. Holdren Interviewed on the Response of U.S. Business to Climate Change"

Media Feature

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program Director John P. Holdren was interviewed for "Ahead of the Curve: Business Responds to Climate Change", a Sea Studios Foundation video about how U.S. corporations are responding to the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining competitiveness and profitability.

 

 

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Fall 2007

"Professor John P. Holdren Moderates the Energy & Climate Panel at the 2007 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting"

Media Feature

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

John P. Holdren, director of the Belfer Center's Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, moderated the Energy & Climate panel "Stabilizing the Climate: Pathways to Success" at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York on September 27, 2007.

 

 

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Summer 2007

"Recent Findings from Climate Science and their Implications for Policy"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

John P. Holdren was the lead panelist at the first Informal Thematic Debate of the General Assembly, United Nations, New York.

 

 

Summer 2007

"Policy Options for Reducing Oil Consumption and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions from the U.S. Transportation Sector"

Discussion Paper

By Kelly Sims Gallagher, Member of the Board, Gustavo Collantes, Former Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group/Enviroment and Natural Resources Program, 2007–2008, John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program, Henry Lee, Director, Environment and Natural Resources Program and Robert Frosch, Senior Associate, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program

The goal of this paper is to contribute to the current policy debate about how to effectively limit or reduce oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. transportation sector.

 

 

May 23 - 24, 2007

"Status and Progress of IGCC and Co-Production Technology in the United States"

Presentation

By Ananth Chikkatur, Former Associate, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group and John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Presented at "a Joint Workshop on IGCC & Co-Production and CO2 Capture & Storage" in Beijing, May 23 - 24, 2007.

 

 

May 23-24, 2007

"The Motivation for Cleaner Coal Technologies"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Presented at "a Joint Workshop on IGCC & Co-Production and CO2 Capture & Storage," Beijing, May 23 - 24, 2007.

 

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