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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

  • Open to interested Tufts faculty: Climate & Energy faculty dinner with Dr. Catherine Wolfram
  • Catherine Wolfram is the Cora Jane Flood Professor of Business Administration at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. She is also Faculty Director of the Energy Institute at Haas and of The E2e Project, a research organization focused on energy efficiency. She is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and an affiliated faculty member in the Agriculture and Resource Economics department and the Energy and Resources Group at Berkeley. Wolfram has published extensively on the economics of energy markets. She has studied the electricity industry around the world and has analyzed the effects of environmental regulation, including climate change mitigation policies, on the energy sector. She is currently implementing several randomized controlled trials to evaluate energy programs in the U.S., Kenya and India.

Monday, March 11, 2019

  • Open to interested Tufts faculty: Climate & Energy faculty dinner with Dr. Granger Morgan
  • M. Granger Morgan is the Hamerschlag University Professor of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He holds appointments in three academic units: the Department of Engineering and Public Policy; the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and the H. John Heinz III College. His research addresses problems in science, technology and public policy with a particular focus on energy, electric power, environmental systems, climate change, the adoption of new technologies, and risk analysis. Much of his work has involved the development and demonstration of methods to characterize and treat uncertainty in quantitative policy analysis. At Carnegie Mellon, Morgan co-directs (with Inês Azevedo) the NSF Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making and (with Jay Apt) the university’s Electricity Industry Center.

Monday, March 18, 2019

  • Open to interested Tufts faculty; Tufts CIMAR Symposium
    • 11:30am-5:00pm
    • Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis building
    • please register online:

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  • Open to interested Tufts faculty: Climate & Energy faculty dinner with Dr. Gary Dirks
  • Dr. Dirks is director of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and director of LightWorks, an Arizona State University initiative that capitalizes on ASU’s strengths in solar energy and other light-inspired research. He is also the Julie Wrigley Chair of Sustainable Practices and a professor of practice in the School of Sustainability and distinguished sustainability scientist. Before joining ASU, Dirks was the president of BP Asia-Pacific and the president of BP China. In China, he grew BP from an operation with fewer than 30 employees and no revenue to more than 1,300 employees and revenues of about $4 billion in 2008. Dirks has served on the boards of the India Council for Sustainable Development, the U.S. China Center for Sustainable Development, and the China Business Council for Sustainable Development, and currently is a member of the Science Advisory Board of Conservation International.

Friday, April 26 at 5:00pm to Saturday, April 27 at 4:00pm

  • Open to all interested Tufts faculty: Climate & Energy faculty retreat
    • Essex Woods Meeting and Retreat Center, Essex, Mass.
    • The working group will convene to review the insights gained from the faculty dinners, discuss what we have learned, and decide if we want to grow, and how.
    • The retreat includes overnight accommodation and meals.
    • RSVP to