United Nations climate talks

Our international climate team has engaged in U.N. climate talks since the 1992 Rio summit, providing pathbreaking economic and legal analysis.

Our experts attending the 2014 Lima, Peru U.N. Conference of the Parties (COP 20) are:

  • Nat Keohane Nat Keohane Vice President, International Climate Areas of expertise: Climate change, carbon markets, economics, U.S. and international climate and energy policy  envelopeEmail Nat Twitter logoFollow Nat on Twitter
  • Alex Hanafi Alex Hanafi Senior Manager, Multilateral Climate Strategy and Senior AttorneyAreas of expertise: Climate change, carbon markets, legal issues in climate negotiations, governance of geoengineering research envelopeContact Alex
  • Steve Schwartzman Steve Schwartzman Senior Director, Tropical Forest PolicyAreas of expertise:Climate change, tropical forest policy, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+), Brazil and the Amazon envelopeContact Steve Twitter logoFollow Steve on Twitter
  • Derek Walker Derek Walker Associate Vice President, U.S. Climate and Energy Program Areas of expertise: Climate change, California climate and energy policy, energy efficiency, REDD+ envelopeContact Derek Twitter logoFollow Derek on Twitter
  • Richie Ahuja Richie Ahuja Regional Director, Asia Areas of expertise: Climate change, India, international development, international climate finance, climate change adaptation envelopeContact Richie Twitter logoFollow Richie on Twitter
  • Elena Craft Elena Craft Senior health scientist Areas of expertise: Air toxics, shipping, ports envelopeContact Elena
  • Chris Meyer Chris Meyer Outreach Manager, Amazon Basin  Areas of expertise: Climate change, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+), forest communities, Amazon's indigenous peoples envelopeContact Chris