In the past several years, addressing climate change has become an increasing priority on the global stage. However, multiple scientists and politicians have raised the alarm that current global and national initiatives are not enough to curb the adverse effects of anthropogenic climate change. With competing interests on eliminating fossil fuels on national and international levels, global frameworks to address climate change have always been difficult negotiations. This year’s Conference of the Parties, or COP26, will aim to address how countries can implement measures to effectively curb climate change and create a more sustainable future for current and future generations. Joining us today to discuss COP26 and more is Dr. Johannes Urpelainen.
Dr. Stelzenmüller is a Senior Fellow at the Bro
Johannes Urpelainen is the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment (ERE) at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is also the Founding Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP). He is the Director of the Master of Arts in Sustainable Energy (MASE), a 21-month hybrid (online and residential) degree to train a new generation of experts for clean energy and climate policy.