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Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) to host “Green New Deal Dialogue: The Politics and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy,” March 14 in Washington, DC

“Green New Deal Dialogue: The Politics and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy” will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The event is presented by the Dean’s Forum in partnership with the school's Energy, Resources and Environment (ERE) program and the Department of Political Science at Johns Hopkins' Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
This day-long workshop will bring together academics, civil society groups, and policymakers who will examine the politics and potential implementation of Green New Deal legislation. Not only will participants and attendees discuss existing work on climate policy, inequality, and policy effectiveness, but they will also analyze the following question: How can policymakers maximize the political sustainability and institutional effectiveness of the Green New Deal?
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Opening Keynotes: The New Deal and the Possibilities for Green Growth Today
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
The Problems Facing a Green New Deal: Inequality, Racism, and Energy Systems
12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Political Strategies for Implementing the Green New Deal
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Institutional Strategies for Implementing the Green New Deal
Additional information is available within the full agenda listed here.
Time and Date
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Kenney-Herter Auditorium
Johns Hopkins SAIS
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by selecting "Media" on the online registration form. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Please note: Interviews with participants and attendees may only be conducted before the event, during the break, and after the event in Kenney-Herter Auditorium.
Media Contact
Jason Lucas
Johns Hopkins SAIS
office: +1 (202) 663-5620
mobile: +1 (202) 422-2652
[email protected]
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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Friday, March 8, 2019
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