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Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance


Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy, and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) continues its online Seminar series throughout Lent Term of the 2021-2022 academic year. C-EENRG Seminars are informal and friendly talks allowing discussion of on-going work for PhD students, early career researchers and senior academics. In Lent Term 2022, seminars take place every Thursday, 3-4 pm (UK time). The presenter is expected to speak for 30-45 mins to allow substantial time for discussion. Talks focus on issues in law, policy and governance of climate change, environment and energy. All are welcome!

The seminars will take place online in Zoom. Please register your interest for any individual seminar or the whole series using a simple form. Once you are registered, each week, on the day of the seminar, you will receive an e-mail with a Zoom link.

For our first seminar on 20 January, we are very pleased to welcome Dr Pengfei Liu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island, with the talk on The Economic Consequences of Local Gas Leaks: Evidence from Massachusetts Housing Market.

The full schedule of the Seminars in 2022 Lent Term with all upcoming speakers can be found below, or on a dedicated Seminars page, or in a poster format here.


C-EENRG Seminars - Lent Term 2022

■  20 January

Dr Pengfei Liu
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island
The Economic Consequences of Local Gas Leaks: Evidence from Massachusetts Housing Market


■  27 January

Professor Ethan Ligon
Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Measuring Bargaining Power within the Household from Household-Level Expenditures


■ 3 February

Professor Min Wang
Associate Professor, National School of Development, Peking University
Environmental regulation and the extensive margin of firms


■ 10 February

Professor Vasco Becker-Weinberg
Professor, NOVA School of Law, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa / Faculty of Law, Universidade Lusófona
Recognition of Maritime Environmental Crimes within International Law: A New Global Paradigm for the Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment


■ 17 February

Professor Michael Mehling
Deputy Director, MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
Professor, University of Strathclyde Law School

From Theory to Practice: The Evolution of Border Carbon Adjustments: A Case Study of the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)


■ 24 February

Professor Shanjun Li
Kenneth L. Robinson Professor of Applied Economics and Public Policy, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
Policy options to promote the diffusion of electric vehicles


■ 3 March

Dr Nathan Lemphers
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo
Regional innovation, assets, and the politics of electric vehicle leadership in California, Norway and Quebec


■ 10 March

Dr Yanjun Liao
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
What’s at stake? Understanding the role of home equity in flood insurance demand


■ 17 March

Dr Ron Chan
Lecturer in Environmental Economics, University of Manchester
Transmissions capacity, intermittent renewables and optimal policy