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CEEW-INSIS Workshop on Climate Geoengineering Governance
20 Jun 2014

The Council on Energy, Environment & Water (CEEW); and the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (INSIS), University of Oxford are jointly organising a workshop on "Climate Geoengineering Governance" to be held in New Delhi, India on 23 and 24 June 2014.

The workshop aims to learn about local perspectives on climate policy and the possible contributions of and concerns about climate geoengineering. Some of the topics that will be discussed during the workshop include:

  • Evolving Indian Environmental Policy as a context for the Governance of Climate Change
  • Issues of International Law and Governance posed by Climate Geoengineering
  • Areas of Future Research for the Governance of Climate Geoengineering

Below is the list of illustrious speakers who have confirmed their participation for the workshop.

Indian Speakers:

  • Prof Nitin Desai, Former UN Under Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs
  • Dr Arunabha Ghosh, CEO, Council on Energy, Environment & Water
  • Dr Bala Govindswamy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Prof T. Jayaraman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • Shri J. M. Mauskar, Former Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests
  • Prof Saroj Kanta Mishra, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Prof Anand B. Rao, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Prof P. R. Shukla, Indian Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad
  • Mr Shawahiq Siddiqui, Indian Environment Law Offices, New Delhi

Overseas Speakers:

  • Prof Steve Rayner, Director, Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS)
  • Prof Rose Cairns, "Research Fellow SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research", University of Sussex
  • Prof Peter Healey, Research Fellow, Institute for Science, Innovation and Society
  • Mr Tim Kruger, Programme Manager - Oxford Geoengineering Programme, University of Oxford
  • Prof Catherine Redgwell, Chichele Professor of International Law , University of Oxford
  • Prof Julian Savulescu, Director, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford
  • Prof Harald Stelzer, Project Scientist Sustainable Interactions with the Atmosphere Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V.
  • The workshop agenda can be read here

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