Podcast: David McCollum on the US-China climate agreement

PODCAST - 12 November 2014 David McCollum


The leaders of China and the US have jointly announced new pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a summit in Beijing. The US President Barack Obama described the move as "historic" - but how will these proposals be put into practice? IIASA's David McCollum speaks to Radio FM4 Reality Check Radio show.

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About the speaker

David McCollum is a Research Scholar with IIASA's Energy (ENE) Program, having joined the group in February 2011. He received his doctorate in transportation technology & policy from the University of California, Davis (USA), Institute of Transportation Studies in 2011, following the completion of an MSc in agricultural & resource economics from the same institution, and a BSc in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee (USA). Dr. McCollum first visited IIASA during his PhD studies as a participant of the 2009 Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP). Read More>>

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