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UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and US Climate Policy

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Discussion with Gernot Wagner, NYU

Friday 29.10.2021, 3.00 pm | online

Co-hosted by Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change & U.S. Embassy Vienna

Dr. Gernot Wagner, Climate Economist, Associated Clinical Professor, New York University
Dr. Gernot Wagner is a U.S.-Austrian climate economist, academic, and author. He holds an AB and a PhD in political economy and government from Harvard University, as well as an MA in economics from Stanford University. A founding co-director of Harvard's Solar Geoengineering Research Program (2017-2019), he joined the faculty of New York University in 2019. Wagner has written four books: Geoengineering: the Gamble (2021); City, Country, Climate, published in German (2021); Climate Shock, jointly with Harvard's Martin Weitzman (2015), among others, a Top 15 Financial Times McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2015, and Austria’s Natural Science Book of the Year 2017; and But will the planet notice? (2011). Born and raised in Amstetten, Dr. Wagner graduated from high school in his hometown before moving to the U.S. for college. He lives in New York City with his wife and their two children. 

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