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BC3 seminars: Dr. Alina Averchenkova, 22nd of June


Seminar / Mintegia / Seminario

Beyond the targets: Assessing the political credibility of the NDCs under the Paris agreement

 

Lecturer:
Dr. Alina Averchenkova, co-Head Policy, Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics (LSE)


Abstract:

This paper develops a framework for the analysis of the political credibility of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the Paris agreement. This framework is used to provide an initial assessment of the credibility of NDCs pledged by G20 countries.


Referenced paper
Beyond the targets: Assessing the political credibility of the NDCs under the Paris agreement, by Averchenkova and Bassi, 2016:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/publication/beyond-the_targets/



Biodata: Dr. Alina Averchenkova
Alina has over seventeen years of experience in climate policy and international development in a variety of roles including international organisations, private sector, NGO and academia.  Since April 2013 she heads policy analysis team and leads work on international climate policy at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at the London School of Economics. Prior to that Alina was a Global Director for Climate Change and Carbon at KPMG, focusing on mitigation actions in developing countries and public-private partnerships. Prior to KPMG, Alina has worked for a carbon-asset manager First Climate, in Zurich, focusing on policies related to carbon markets. Before that, as a Programme Officer at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change based in Bonn, she supported international negotiations on post-2012 climate change regime. Her professional experience also includes work for the Environmental Defence Fund in Washington, DC, focusing on climate policy in economies in transition; for Metroeconomica Ltd on resource abundance and economic growth, and for the Bureau of Economic Analysis, on climate policy in Russia. Alina also advises governments, UNDP, UNFCCC and private sector on climate change policy, and facilitates inter-ministerial and multi-stakeholder dialogues on climate change. She holds a BSc in Geography from Moscow State University, and an MSc and a PhD in Economics and International Development from the University of Bath.

 

 

 


 

 

 

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If you are interested in attending the Seminar, please sen us an email to events@bc3research.org 

22nd June, 12:00-13:00 BC3 offices 

* The Seminar will be in English. / Mintegia ingelesez burutuko da. / El seminario se realizará en inglés.

 



 
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