04/08/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TOPIC: Climate Engineering: Implications for global versus partial climate cooperation.
Dan and Rae Emmett Professor of Environmental Law and Faculty Co-Director, Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment
Edward (Ted) Parson comes to UCLA School of Law from the University of Michigan, where he was the Joseph L. Sax Collegiate Professor of Law, as well as a Professor of Natural Resources & Environment, and a Professor of Public Policy. His research examines international environmental policy, the role of science and technology in public policy, and the political economy of regulation. His recent articles have appeared in Science, Climatic Change, Issues in Science and Technology, the Journal of Economic Literature, and the Annual Review of Energy and the Environment. His most recent books are The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change (Cambridge, 2006, with Andrew Dessler), and Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy (Oxford, 2003), which won the 2004 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award of the International Studies Association.