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Evidence to Action 2020: Climate Change and the Global South
The first event of CEGA’s Evidence to Action (E2A) webinar series will explore research on a range of promising behavioral and technological interventions designed to mitigate the impacts of climate change, while considering longer-term adaptation strategies, including the enactment of regulatory policies and technological advances to help sustainably meet the energy needs of the poor. The series will engage academic researchers across a range of disciplines, as well as policymakers and practitioners working on these important issues in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the United States.

Agenda:

9:00 am PT - Opening remarks
Carson Christiano (CEGA)

9:10 am PT - Keynote
Morrison Rwakakamba (Agency for Transformation)

9:40 am PT - Session 1
Energy efficiency adoption among low-income households in Kenya
(Susanna Berkouwer, U Penn)
Political Representation and Forest Conservation: Evidence from India’s Scheduled Areas
(Saad Gulzar, Stanford)

10:40 am PT - Break

10:55 am PT - Session 2
Resettlement Capacity Assessments for Climate Induced Displacements: Evidence from Ethiopia
(Solomon Walelign, NTNU, EASST Fellow)
Climate-Resilient Agricultural Technology Adoption in Niger
(Kelsey Jack, UC Santa Barbara)

11:55 am PT - Closing remarks

Nov 16, 2020 09:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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