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Climate Change & Energy: Policymaking for the Long Term (A Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program)


Faculty Chair: Robert Stavins
Program Dates: September 30 – October 5, 2018

Climate change is arguably one of the biggest global issues we face in the 21st century. Indeed, the phenomenon is widely recognized by scientists and many policymakers as posing significant risks not only to the environment but also society and global economies.

Register for this Workshop to:

> Satisfy elective and maintenance requirements for the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®)credential; and

> Gain free access to all recommended online prep materials for the CC-P® exams.

Upon taking this course and passing the CC-P® exams, you will become a CC-P®!


"After attending a Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program, the U.S. Department of Energy selected my organization, Prisere LLC, for a $300,000 Small Business Innovation Research award. The lessons from Climate Change and Energy, as well as the connections I made with my classmates were important to securing the award. Thank you again for this extraordinary opportunity."

– Donna Childs
Founder & CEO, Prisere LLC
2017 Climate Change and Energy Alumni

Join with peers from around the world for a unique and collaborative learning experience focused on this critical topic. Climate Change & Energy: Policymaking for the Long Term is a week-long Harvard Kennedy School executive program convening U.S. and international policymakers and corporate leaders to analyze different types of policy solutions that can be negotiated at the international, national, and sub-national level.

Led by the world’s leading expert on global climate negotiations, Professor Robert Stavins, this program will provide you with:

  • Deep insights into the science, economics and policy of climate change, and closely related aspects of energy production and use

  • Cutting-edge research from the field

  • Analytical tools and conceptual frameworks to better understand and negotiate climate-related policies

  • One-on-one interaction with world-class faculty and leading experts in climate change policy

  • A global network of peers who will serve as an invaluable professional resource after the program

To learn more about this program and apply, please visit the Harvard Kennedy School web site. You may also contact Ariana Diaz, by email or by calling 617-495-0654.