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Speaker Affiliations
Richard Alley, Ph.D.
Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, The Pennsylvania State University

Scott Barrett, Ph.D.
School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Eileen Claussen, M.A.
Pew Center on Global Climate Change and Strategies for the Global Environment

Sir Partha Dasgupta, Ph.D.
Department of Applied Economics and
St. John's College, University of Cambridge

Raul Estrada
Department of Foreign Affairs, Argentina

Chris Field, Ph.D.
Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University

Michael Hanemann, Ph.D.
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley

David Keith, Ph.D.
Department of Engineering and Public Policy, College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Michael McElroy, Ph.D.
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and
Center for the Environment, Harvard University

George Pataki
Governor, New York State

Jonathan Patz, M.D.
Program on Health Effects of Global Environmental Change and
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healths

Atiq Rahman, Ph.D.
Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies

Jorge Sarmiento, Ph.D.
Department of Geosciences, Princeton University

Daniel Schrag, Ph.D.
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

Steve Wofsy, Ph.D.
Department of Atmospheric Sciences and Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
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