During lunch on Thursday, 27th June Professor Laura Diaz Anadon, Professor Climate Change Policy
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge will be discussing ‘The growing challenge of climate change and the role of public policy and universities?’
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Prof. Diaz Anadon has engaged with policy makers in the United States, China, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Mexico, among other countries, and contributed to the UN Global Sustainable Development report and the Global Energy Assessment. She was on the advisory board of the project on “Accelerating Energy Innovation” at the International Energy Agency and has worked as a consultant for various organisations (i.e., Climate Strategies on a World Bank project, UNFCCC, and OECD). She was selected by the Packard Foundation in 2014 as a thought leader in innovation and energy in a project about innovative roles for philanthropy, and has given numerous international invited seminars and plenary talks. In April 2018, she was selected as a lead author in Working Group III on Climate Change Mitigation of the 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In June 2018 she was awarded the XVII Fundacion Banco Sabadell Prize for Economic Research.
Professor Laura Diaz Anadon holds the chaired Professorship of Climate Change Policy at the University of Cambridge. At Cambridge she is also a Bye-Fellow at Peterhouse, a Fellow at C-EENRG, and an associate researcher of the Energy Policy Research Group. She is also a Research Associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) at Harvard University.
Professor Diaz Anadon has received various awards and scholarships, including from the US-UK Fulbright Commission, the Fundacion Caja Madrid, the Real Colegio Complutense, the European Federation of Chemical Engineers, and the Britain’s Top Younger Engineers Award at the House of Commons. She is member of the Editorial Advisory Panel in Nature Energy, editor of Sustainable Production and Consumption, and member of the editorial board of Energy Research & Social Science and Environmental Research Reviews.