Green industrial policy has been transformed in the US by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a landmark US federal law which aims to curb inflation by investing in domestic energy production and promoting clean energy sources. What are the prospects for America to reclaim leadership in clean energy vis-à-vis Europe and the broader Asian region?
Join us for a talk chaired by the Grantham Institute’s Professor Ralf Toumi, expert in tropical cyclones and Co-Director of the institute, and featuring Charlie Donovan, previously the Executive Director of the Centre for Climate Finance and Investment at the Business School and now a Senior Economic Advisor at Impax Asset Management.
Professor Ralf Toumi, Co-Director of Grantham Institute - Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Physics at Imperial College London.
Professor Ralf Toumi is a Tropical Cyclones expert with the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Imperial College London, and is affiliated with several of the institution’s leading centres, labs, and institutes, including the Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment of which he is the Co-Director.
Key Note Address
Charlie Donovan, Senior Economic Advisor at Impax Asset Management and Visiting Professor of Sustainable Finance at University of Washington.
Previously the Executive Director of the Centre for Climate Finance and Investment (CCFI) and Professor of Practice at Imperial College Business School, Charlie Donovan has also held senior roles at British Petroleum (BP)’s Alternative Energy division, and at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Today he is a Senior Economic Advisory at Impax Asset Management, a Visiting Professor of Sustainable Finance at the University of Washington, and Co-Chair of the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment.