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Traci Farrell

Traci Farrell

Former Communications Assistant

 

 

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Energy Technology Innovation Policy

Summer 2012

Intensive Workshops Examine Energy Technologies, Future of Oil and Gas Reserves

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Traci Farrell, Former Communications Assistant

A group of American and European academics working on understanding the future prospects of energy technologies and the role of governments shaping these prospects gathered at Harvard Kennedy School in April. Hosted by Laura Diaz Anadon, director of the Energy Technology Innovation Policy.... the group discussed the need to incorporate uncertainty around technical change, the challenges of utilizing expert elicitations to inform policy decisions using models, and future collaborative work combining different expert elicitations and different energy-economic models.

 

Environment and Natural Resources

Summer 2012

Intensive Workshops Examine Energy Technologies, Future of Oil and Gas Reserves

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Traci Farrell, Former Communications Assistant

A group of American and European academics working on understanding the future prospects of energy technologies and the role of governments shaping these prospects gathered at Harvard Kennedy School in April. Hosted by Laura Diaz Anadon, director of the Energy Technology Innovation Policy.... the group discussed the need to incorporate uncertainty around technical change, the challenges of utilizing expert elicitations to inform policy decisions using models, and future collaborative work combining different expert elicitations and different energy-economic models.

 

 

Summer 2012

Roy Family Supports Student Engagement in Environmental Efforts

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Traci Farrell, Former Communications Assistant

The Roy Family Summer Environmental Internship supports returning Kennedy School students interested in specific internships for public, private, or non-profit organizations abroad or in the United States.  These paid scholarships allow students to participate in innovative summer projects that would ordinarily not offer a salary.  There are four award recipients for 2012, and each received a $6,500 stipend to work with organizations that are not able to hire an intern.

 

 

Summer 2012

Film Series Promotes Environmental Activism

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Traci Farrell, Former Communications Assistant

Organized by Environment and Natural Resources Assistant Director Amanda Sardonis and senior fellow Cristine Russell, ENRP kicked off its 2012 Environmental Film Series with screenings of three widely heralded documentaries: “The Last Mountain,” directed by Bill Haney focuses on citizens fighting to prevent large coal companies from practicing mountain top removal in their town.... “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet,” directed by Mark Kitchell, highlights the major environmental movements from the last 50 years, while "The Grand Energy Transition: Natural Gas - The Bridge To Our Sustainable Future," directed by Belfer Center International Council Member Robert A. Hefner III argues that natural gas is the future of U.S. energy.

 

Middle East Initiative

Winter 2011-2012

"Impact of the Palestinian Bid for Statehood: Views from Center Scholars"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Traci Farrell, Former Communications Assistant

On the heels of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' application to the UN for full Palestinian statehood, the Belfer Center asked a number of its resident experts and scholars what their reactions were to the historic move.

 

The Geopolitics of Energy Project

Summer 2012

Case Competition Encourages Student Involvement, Real-World Problem Solving

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Traci Farrell, Former Communications Assistant

The Belfer Center’s Geopolitics of Energy Project challenged students across the Harvard and MIT communities to develop a strategy to solve the case, “New Finds of Energy in the Eastern Mediterranean: Cause for Conflict or Cooperation?” as part of the project’s second annual energy policy case competition held at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) on April 19.

 

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