The Economics of Climate Change: An Alumni Panel DiscussionThe Economics of Climate Change: An Alumni Panel Discussionhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/156232KINSC Sharpless Auditorium2010-11-09T17:00:002010-11-09T18:30:00
November 9, 5:00PM–6:30PM
KINSC Sharpless Auditorium
Sponsored by the Department of Economics and CPGC
Daniel Price '77 (left) and Marc Stuart
The Department of Economics and the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship invite you to our third annual economics alumni forum, a panel discussion of the Economics of Climate Change. Panelists Marc Stuart, co-founder of EcoSecurities and private equity investor in carbon and clean energy markets, and Daniel Price '77, senior partner at Sidley Austin LLP who served as the senior White House official responsible for international aspects of financial system reform, energy security and climate change, will discuss the economics of government policies aimed at controlling climate change. Paul Minnice '09, an economist at the U.S. Department of Transportation, will serve as moderator.
There will be a wine & cheese reception in the KINSC Rotunda immediately following the discussion.
Daniel M. Price '77
Daniel is Senior Partner for Global Issues at Sidley Austin LLP, and a member of the Firm's Executive Committee. He works with Sidley lawyers worldwide advising clients on a wide range of international regulatory, transactional and policy matters, including global financial regulation, trade and climate change. He also represents clients in the resolution of international disputes. Daniel rejoined Sidley after serving as Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs in the Administration of George W. Bush. In this role, he was the senior White House official responsible for international economic issues, including international trade and investment, humanitarian relief, and the international aspects of financial system reform, energy security and climate change. Additionally, Daniel was President Bush's personal representative to the G-8, the G-20 Financial Summit and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum. He also served as the U.S. chair of various cabinet-level bilateral economic dialogues, including the Transatlantic Economic Council, the U.S. - Brazil CEO Forum and the U.S. - India CEO Dialogue. While at Haverford, Dan majored in History and received his BA in 1977; and was the recipient of a Keasbey Fellowship. Daniel resides in Chevy Chase, MD with his wife and two children.
Marc is a private equity investor in the carbon and clean energy markets. His firm, Allotrope Ventures, seeks out early stage opportunities in technology and execution platforms that are positioned to thrive in the transition to the low carbon economy. Prior to Allotrope, Marc co-founded EcoSecurities in 1997 and departed in the spring of 2010, following transition to full integration as a subsidiary of JP Morgan. With offices in 16 countries, EcoSecurities was a globally leading developer of greenhouse gas reduction projects and was publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange until it was purchased by JP Morgan in 2009. Marc was Director of New Business Development and also headed up the firms Government and Regulatory Affairs Group, providing the firms positions within the evolving policy and regulatory processes of the UN, EU, US and elsewhere. He has more than 15 years of international business development experience in carbon markets and clean energy development across more than 30 countries. Marc currently sits on the Board of the Voluntary Carbon Standard Association and co-chairs the VCS's Forestry and Land-Use Projects working group. He was one of the founders of the US based Coalition for Emission Reduction Projects (USCERP) and sits on the Advisory Boards of REEX Capital Asia (formerly the Singapore Renewable Energy Exchange) and Ecosystemmarketplace.com. In addition, he is serving a two-year term as one of two private sector observers to the World Bank's $5B Clean Technology Fund. In January of 2009, he was named one of 30 "Green Heroes" by CNBC European Business magazine. Marc has written extensively on a variety of aspects around the emergent GHG emission regime and is a frequent speaker and interview subject on global emissions trading and project based emissions reductions. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, the London School of Economics and the Claremont Graduate University. He lives in California with his wife, Sheryl Gorchow-Stuart, Haverford Class of 1984, and their two children.
Paul Minnice '09
Paul graduated from Haverford in 2009 with a BA in Economics. He became interested in environmental economics while taking a class at the London School of Economics during his junior year. He continued with the subject at Haverford, eventually writing his senior thesis on carbon trading in the European Union and its effect on competition. Mr. Minnice currently works at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center as an economist. Much of his work there centers on environmental economics. He has designed a decision support tool that allows users to evaluate the potential costs and benefits of roadside carbon sequestration through new management techniques that include the possibility of carbon credit sales. He is also working on a project for the National Park Service that will value natural quiet through the use of a choice experiment survey for both use and non-use value. His other work at the Center examines intelligent transportation systems technology adoption and integrated corridor management.
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