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Representatives from 196 countries met in Paris in December 2015 and reached a historic agreement to address climate change. The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a timely presentation and discussion by Jonathan Elkind, Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy. He offered remarks focused on post-Paris international collaborations on clean energy. Jason Bordoff, Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, moderated the discussion after the presentation.
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