Past Events

The Transition to Green Energy in Europe and Germany

October 20, 2015

Claudia KemfertIn 40 years, Germany plans to rely almost 100% on renewable energy. How will they get there?

German Economist Claudia Kemfert discussed how the transition to green energy will help - not hurt - Europe's largest economy by investing in infrastructure and energy efficiency and creating jobs.

Thursday, October 29th, 1:00pm-3:00 pm
The New School, Kellen Auditorium
66 Fifth Avenue, Room 101, New York, NY

Claudia Kemfert is a professor of energy economics and sustainability at Berlin's Hertie School of Governance and head of the department of Energy, Transportation and Environment at the German Institute of Economic Research.

The event was hosted by SCEPA's Economics of Climate Change Project, led by New School Professor of Economics Willi Semmler, and was generously sponsored by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation and the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK).

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