Managing Climate Risks with CO2 Mitigation Policy

  • University of California, Berkeley GSPP 105

Description
Delevane Diaz will give a talk titled "Managing Climate Risks with CO2 Mitigation Policy" as part of the Policy Research Seminar series.

The Policy Research Seminar is an ongoing series in which academics present their policy-relevant research and we discuss the policy implications of their findings. For a complete list of speakers participating in the series this fall, click here.

About the Speaker
Delavane Diaz is a Senior Technical Leader in the Energy and Environmental Analysis program at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), where she focuses on the implications of climate and energy policy on the electric sector, resiliency and risk management strategies, and the social cost of carbon.

Delavane joined EPRI in 2008, working on research projects related to mitigation policy proposals and generation capacity planning. She recently returned from pursuing her doctorate. Her dissertation examined the representation of climate impacts, adaptation, and technology costs in integrated assessment models, with a specific focus on coastal vulnerability and sea level rise.

Before joining EPRI, Delavane served as an Air Force acquisitions officer, working on a space surveillance radar program at Hanscom AFB, MA.

Delavane is a distinguished graduate of the US Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Astronautical Engineering. She earned a M.Sc. in Environmental Change and Management at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and a Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University.