FORA.tv Speaker - Thomas C. Heller

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Biography

Thomas C. Heller is chair and Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies at Stanford Law School and coordinator of the Rule of Law Program, and a senior fellow, at the Stanford Institute for International Studies. His teaching and research focuses on international climate control and global energy use, law and development, the effects of globalization on economic law, and multinational investment in developing countries. He has worked extensively in the energy sectors in developing countries and been closely engaged with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its exploration of (sustainable) development and climate. As co-director of the Stanford Program in Energy and Sustainable Development, his current research focuses on the political economy of energy sector reform in China, India, Brazil, South Africa and Mexico, as well as the relation of energy futures to problems of environment and good governance. Most recently he published a book on the political economy of power sector reform, detailing the experiences of five major developing countries. Professor Heller received his B.A. from Princeton University and his L.L.B. from Yale Law School.

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Looking Past Kyoto

07.13.07 | 02:13:33 min | 0 comments