Author

Edward R. Carr

Edward R. Carr

Edward R. Carr is professor and director of International Development, Community and Environment at Clark University. Carr has more than 20 years' experience working across academia and policy on issues of climate change and development. He has also held numerous policy and implementation positions, including as Panel Member for Climate Change Adaptation on the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility and lead author for Working Group II of the current IPCC Assessment Report. Carr has also held climate change-related positions at USAID (including policy advisor to an Obama appointee) and served as an author for the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and the Fourth Global Environment Outlook.

COMMENTARY

Biden’s climate change plans can quickly raise the bar, but can they be transformative?

By: - November 14, 2020

The day Joe Biden becomes president, he can start taking actions that can help slow climate change. The question is whether he can match the magnitude of the challenge. If his administration focuses only on what is politically possible and fails to build a coordinated response that also addresses the social and economic ramifications of […]