Dr. John Odell will discuss Climate Change Solutions on the national and international stage.
John Odell is Professor Emeritus and Former Director, School of International Relations, USC. Earlier he served as an officer in the US Army in Vietnam and member of the Harvard University faculty. He is the author or co-author of 3 books and many articles and editor of 3 more books. He has specialized on the governance of the world economy and the process of negotiating agreements over trade, finance, and climate. He has conducted field research in Europe, Asia, and Latin America as well as the United States, and has been invited to give lectures in many countries. Today he concentrates his work on improving US policy and global governance of climate change and international trade. He co-directs the Fixing Climate Governance Project at the Centre for International Governance Innovation He attended the 2015 UN conference in Paris that produced a historic climate agreement. His latest publications are Our Alarming Climate Crisis Demands Border Adjustments Now. February 2018. Geneva: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and How the United States Can Do Much More on Climate and Jobs. 2016. Policy Brief 7, Fixing Climate Governance Series, Centre for International Governance Innovation
Location: Silver Lake Branch Library