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On November 12, 2022, Suzi Kerr, Chief Economist and Mandy Rambharos, Vice President of Global Climate Cooperation at the Environmental Defense Fund, participated in an IETA BusinessHUB Pavilion event at #COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, exploring new models for international

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At COP27, Chile, New Zealand Representatives Express Support for Potential Collaboration in Climate Action Teams

Press release: COP27 event explores new model for large-scale mechanism for international climate cooperation between countries

November 12, 2022 Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt–During a side event at the United Nations climate talks, government representatives from Chile and New Zealand expressed interest in and support for exploring the creation of a Climate Action Team agreement between the two

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Matthias Fripp

University of Hawaii

Matthias Fripp is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He received Ph.D. and Master’s degrees from the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2008 and 2003. He received

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Catherine Leining

Policy Fellow/Research Analyst, MOTU Economic and Public Policy Research

Catherine Leining has over 26 years of international policy experience with specialisation in climate change mitigation policy. As a Policy Fellow at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, she leads Motu’s research and engagement programme on “Shaping New Zealand’s Low-Emission

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Ruben Lubowski

Chief Natural Resource Economist, Environmental Defense Fund

Before joining the Environmental Defense Fund, Ruben spent five years at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service as a natural resource and agricultural economist and the agency’s specialist on land use. He also developed and managed environmental projects

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Robert Heilmayr

Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Robert Heilmayr is an Assistant Professor of environmental and ecological economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Environmental Studies Program, and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. Heilmayr combines approaches from economics, geography, and ecology to explore

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