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Corporate and Public Presentations


Insurers as Partners in Inclusive Green Growth
World Bank / International Finance Corporation, Washington, DC, November 5, 2013
[PDF]


An Introduction to Three Upcoming UNEP en.lighten Research Projects

ECOWAS Workshop on Appliance Standards and Regulations, Institutional Capacity and Efficient Lighting Policies, Cotonou, Benin, Africa


Carbon Finance for Off-Grid Lighting: Two Ripe Market Segments
Third Lighting Africa Conference, Dakar, Senegal, November 12, 2012 [
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Health and Safety Benefits of Modern Off-grid Lighting
Third Lighting Africa Conference, Dakar, Senegal, November 12, 2012 [
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Electric Grid Disruptions and Extreme Weather
U.S. Disaster Reanalysis Workshop, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA, Asheville, NC, May 4, 2012 [
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Next-Generation Multifamily National Energy Audit Tools
2011 National Weatherization Training Conference, New Orleans, LA, December 15, 2011 [
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Sustainability As An Art .... At Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA, November 1, 2011 [PDF]


Energy Efficiency: Getting Rich while Getting out of the Greenhouse
Mendocino Rotary Club, Mendocino, CA, February 24, 2011


Keeping Cool in the Greenhouse
Mendocino Rotary Club, Mendocino, CA, January 6, 2011


KEYNOTE: Energy Efficiency
Victoria Managed Insurance Authority Risk Conference, Melbourne, Australia, August 17, 2011 [
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KEYNOTE: Natural Disasters: More Extreme, More Distructive, and More Often ... And Perhaps Not "Natural" at All.
Victoria Managed Insurance Authority Risk Conference, Melbourne, Australia, August 17, 2011


From Carbon to Light: Methodologies for Carbon Finance Monitoring and Evaluation
Lighting Africa 2010 Business Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, May 18-20, 2010 [
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Action-Oriented Energy Benchmarking
ACG 6th Annual Conference on Total Building Commissioning, Las Vegas, April 16, 2010 [
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Illuminating the Developing World
Rosenfeld Symposium: The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency, UC Davis Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing, March 9, 2010 [
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Overview of Climate Science and Insurer Initiatives on Climate Change
National Association of Insurance Commissioners 2009 Winter National Meeting, Climate Change Summit, San Francisco, California, December 9, 2009 [
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KEYNOTE - Keeping Cool in the Greenhouse
American-Hungarian Educators Banquet, Berkeley California, May 16, 2009 [
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Climate Change and Insurance
Presented at the Haas School of Business, Executive Education Program, April 23, 2009 [
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Staying out of Hot Water: Strategic Planning in a Warming World
Presented at the Loudoun Water Strategic Planning workshop, Ashburn, VA, February 27, 2009 [
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Managing Climate Change Liability Risk: Examples from the Insurance Sector
Presented at the Munich Re Climate Change Liability Workshop, Princeton, NJ, October 14, 2008 [
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KEYNOTE - From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change
Presented to the Society of Actuaries, Valuation Actuary Symposium, Washington, DC, September 25, 2008 [
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KEYNOTE - From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change
Presented to the Casualty Actuarial Society Annual meeting, Quebec City, June 16, 2008 [
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KEYNOTE - From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change
Presented to the Financial Services Authority, Annual Insurance Sector Conference, London, United Kingdom, April 8, 2008 [
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KEYNOTE - Energy Efficiency: A Key to Getting Out of the Greenhouse
Presented to the League of Women Voters, Albany, California, December 4, 2007 [
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KEYNOTE - Climate Change & Insurance: What Regulators Need to Know
Presented at the 2007 meeting of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 18, 2007 [
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Varying Perspectives and Approaches in Developing Quality Assurance for Off-Grid Lighting
Presented at the World Bank Group's Lighting Africa - Product Quality Assurance Workshop, Airlie Center, Warrenton Virginia, October 14-16, 2007 [
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KEYNOTE - Risk Assessment: Climate Change, Utilities, and Insurance
Presented at the 2007 Utility Executive Leadership Institute (UELI), Pinehurst, NC, August 10, 2007 [
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KEYNOTE - The Science of Behind Global Warming Liabilities
Presented at Mealy's Global Warming Insurance Litigation Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 6, 2007 [
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KEYNOTE - From Risk to Opportunity: How Insurers Can Proactively Manage Climate Change
Munich Re Headquarters, May 15, 2007 [
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KEYNOTE - Implications of Climate Change for the Insurance Industry: Risk or Opportunity?
Presented at the Roundtable on Facing the Consequences of Climate Change in Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, May 8, 2007 [
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Bringing it All Back Home: What Individuals Can Do to Affect Climate Change
A Town Hall Meeting on Solutions to the Global Warming Crisis, Berkeley City College Auditorium, April 14, 2007 [
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From Risk to Opportunity: Climate Change and the Insurance Industry
Presented at the UCLA School of Law: Coping with Global Warming, Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2007 [
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Review of Liability Insurance Considerations in the Context of Global Climate Change
Presented at the Stanford Law School: Spring 2007 Symposium: Climate Change Liability and the Allocation of Risk, Stanford University, CA, February 24, 2007 [
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From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Exposures and Responses to Climate Change
Presentation to Governor Corzine's Summit Confronting Climate Change in New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, September 25, 2006 [
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Alternatives to Fuel-Based Lighting in Rural Areas of Developing Countries
Presentation at the Global Roundtable on Cimate Change, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 13, 2006 [
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KEYNOTE - Climate Change is Here: Tipping Points & Rays of Hope
Presentation at the Idyllwild Community Earth Day Celebration, May 19, 2006 [
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The Home Energy Saver Do-it-Yourself Survey
Presented at the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives / National Rural Energy Cooperative Association meeting, San Antonio, TX, May 16, 2006 [
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Availability and Affordability of Insurance Under Climate Change
Presented at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Winter Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, December 3, 2005 [
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KEYNOTE - The Science of Climate Change: Risks and Impacts
Presented at the Connecticut Global Climate Change Summit: Business Risks and Opportunities for Connecticut's Insurance Industry, Hartford, CT, October 27, 2005 [
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Alternatives to Fuel-based Lighting in Rural China
Presented at the 6
th International Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Shanghai, May 2005 [PDF]


Costs and Benefits of Commissioning New and Existing Commercial Buildings
Presented at the National Conference on Buildings Commissioning, New York, May 2005 [
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Benchmarking: What's Your Building's Energy IQ?
Presented at California Energy Commission Benchmarking Workshop, Sacramento, April 2005 [
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Climate Change: Observed and Projected Impacts
Presented at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Spring Meeting, Salt Lake City, March 2005 [
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Insurance Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change
Presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 2005 [
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Amplifying Real Estate Value through Energy & Water Management: From ESCO to "Energy Savings Partner"
Presented at the ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, August 2004 [
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The $230-billion Global Lighting Energy Bill
Presented at the 5
th International Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Nice, 2003 [PDF]


Linking Energy Management and Risk Management: Tapping Win-Win Synergisms
Presented at the Hawaii Electric Annual Conference, Maui, September 2003 [
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Academic Lecturing


Haas School of Business Executive Education
USA, 2009


University of California Berkeley [various lectures: Business, Law, Public Policy, Energy & Resources]
USA, 2000-2009


Stanford University: Business & Product Design
USA, 2003


Central European University, Environmental Sciences & Policy
Hungary, 1999


University of Bordeaux, Physics
France, 1990-1991


University of Oslo, Summer Institute
Norway, 1991


University of Lund, Environmental and Energy Systems Studies
Sweden, 1988-1991


Chulalongkorn University, School of Business
Thailand, 1990


University of California at Berkeley, Department of Architecture
USA, 1985

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