The following authors have agreed to prepare papers for the Green Perspectives project:

Kate Calvin, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Kate is a research economist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on model development and scenario analysis with the Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM), an integrated assessment models. Her recent work has examined the impacts of bioenergy on land-use, the implications of delayed participation in climate stabilization scenarios, and the influence of second best policies on environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency. She also coordinates regional model comparison exercises focused on Asia and Latin America.  She received BS degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland and MS and PhD degrees in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Carlo Carraro, University of Venice

Professor Carlo Carraro is President of the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and of the School for Advanced Studies in Venice. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and is currently member of the Bureau of the Nobel Laureate Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and Vice-Chair of IPCC Working Group III. He is Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei (FEEM), and Research Fellow of the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels, and of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. He is also member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the UN International Human…Read More

Leon Clarke, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Leon Clarke is a Senior Scientist and leads the Integrated Modeling and Energy Group at the Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI), a collaboration between the University of Maryland and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Dr. Clarke’s current research focuses on the role of technology in addressing climate change, international climate policy, scenario analysis, the interactions between climate impacts and mitigation, and integrated assessment model development. He is currently a coordinating lead author in the Working Group III contribution to the IPCC’s fifth assessment report and co-coordinator of Energy Modeling  Study 24 on the…Read More



Mark Cohen,Vanderbilt University

Mark Cohen is Professor of Management and Law at Vanderbilt University and University Fellow at Resources for the Future. He is an expert on government enforcement of policy mandates, having published nearly 100 articles and books on such topics as the effect of community …Read More



Paul Collier, Oxford University

Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University. He took a five year Public Service leave, 1998-2003, during which he was Director of the Research Development Department of the World Bank. He is also a Professeur invité at CERDI, Université d’Auverge, and at Paris 1. In 2008 Paul was awarded a CBE ‘for services to …Read More



Richard Cooper, Harvard University

Richard N. Cooper is Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics at Harvard University.  He is a member of the Trilateral …Read More



Jae Edmonds, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory & University of Maryland

Jae Edmonds is a Chief Scientist and Battelle Fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute, a collaboration with the University of Maryland at College Park.  His research in the areas of global, energy, technology, economy, and climate change spans …Read More.



Alice Favero, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Alice is a PhD student in the Science and Management of Climate Change at Ca’ Foscari University Venice, a Visiting Research Assistant at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Read More.




Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Hudson Institute

Diana Furchtgott-Roth was a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute from 2005-2011, where she directed the Center for Employment Policy. Her areas of expertise included employment, taxation, education, pensions, and immigration. Prior to joining Hudson, Ms. Furchtgott-Roth was chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor. From 2001 to 2002 she served as chief of staff of the President’s …Read More

Page Kyle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Page Kyle is a Research Scientist at the Joint Global Change Research Institute, where he has been employed since September 2006. His research generally addresses technology and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, from an integrated assessment framework. Specific areas of research have includedRead More


 Emanuele Massetti, Yale University
Emanuele Massetti is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Senior Researcher at the Sustainable Development Unit of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Research affiliate at the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC). He is Lead …Read More 

Adele Morris, The Brookings Institution

Adele Morris is a fellow and policy director for Climate and Energy Economics at The Brookings Institution. Her expertise and interests include the economics of policies related to climate change, energy, natural resources, and public …Read More


Pietro Nivola, The Brookings Institution

Pietro Nivola is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, where he holds the C. Douglas Dillon Chair in Governance Studies. Dr. Nivola was vice president and director of Governance Studies at Brookings between 2004 and 2008. He  …Read More


Erica Plameck, Stanford University

Erica Plambeck is Walter Kenneth Kilpatrick Professor of Operations, Information and Technology in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment. She teaches the MBA …Read More


John Reilly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Energy, environmental, and agricultural economist John Reilly focuses on understanding the role of human activities as a contributor to global environmental change and the effects of environmental change on society and the economy. A key element of his work is the integration  …Read More       


Richard Schmalensee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

Richard Schmalansee is the Howard W. Johnson Professor of Economics and Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Director of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research. He served as the John C Head III Dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management from 1998 through …Read More


Charles Schultze, The Brookings Institution

Charles Schultze is a senior fellow emeritus in the Economic Studies program at Brookings. From 1987 through 1990 he was the director of the Economic Studies program, and a senior fellow from 1968 to 1977 and 1981 to 1987. In 1984, he …Read More


Michael P. Vandenbergh, Vanderbilt University

Michael Vandenbergh is Professor of Law and Tarkington Chair in Teaching Excellence at the Vanderbilt University Law School. He is a leading scholar in environmental and energy…Read More.


Tony Venables, Oxford University

Tony Venables is Professor of  Economics at the University of Oxford where he also directs the Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies. He is a Fellow of of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society.  Former positions include Chief Economist at the UK Department for International Development, professor at the London   …Read More



Marshall A. Wise, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Marshall Wise is a Senior Research Scientist at Battelle PNNL’s Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI) with over 20 years experience in economic and engineering modeling and analysis of energy and environmental technologies, markets, and policies. Mr.Wise has been on the core model development team for the GCAM integrated…Read More.