Climate and Agriculture in the Context of Copenhagen

Friday, November 20, 2009
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2) Room 300
  • Gerald Nelson

Gerald Nelson, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI will be giving a talk on Climate and Agriculture in the Context of Copenhagen. Nelson received his PhD from Stanford University in 1982. Since that time he has served as the Agricultural Development Council representative at the University of the Philippines, Los Banos from 1982-85, and as assistant, associate and full professor in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from 1985 to 2008. He is now an agricultural economist at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, DC specializing in climate change.