Laura Honduras

PhD student Laura Kuhl’s fieldwork took her to Ethiopia and Honduras.

Zaheer Fakir WRI

CIERP hosts climate finance experts to speak to students of environment and resource policy.

Demi Lune 2

Better understanding the adoption of agricultural technologies.

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Christiana Figueres

CIERP features speakers like the UNFCCC's Christiana Figueres.

CIERP Students

CIERP students are challenged to think about contemporary policy issues.

Daniel Reifsnyder

CIERP hosts Fletcher alumni to speak on climate change and the global response.

Paul Polman is the inaugural speaker for CIERP's Global Speakers Series

CIERP's Global Speakers Series featured Paul Polman as its inaugural speaker.

CIERP, The Fletcher School

CIERP develops innovative approaches to sustainable, environmentally responsible global development.

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CIERP partners with Professors of Practice to bring real-world knowledge into the classroom

CIERP partners with Professors of Practice to bring real-world knowledge into the classroom.

CIERP, The Fletcher School

The Center partners with various organizations to host conferences, speakers and networking opportunities.

Center News

The Carbon Consequences of china's Overseas Investment in Coal

Chart of CO2 emissions from Chinese overseas Powerp[lantsA new policy brief by Kelly Sims Gallagher Builds on data from the Pardee School on Chinese finance for energy projects in developing countries.
New Research

Energy Research

Energy Policy Cover ImageNew research from Professor Kelly Sims Gallagher and PhD candidate Fang Zhang explores how China inserted itself into global clean energy innovation systems by examining the case of the solar PV industry.

Google Solve

Solve Talks at GoogleIf you didn't manage to get a ticket for the sold out Solve talk at Google with Professor Kelly Sims Gallagher watch back here...
New Research

Agriculture Research

Land Use Policy CoverTwo new research papers published by Avery Cohn linking agriculture, land use change, and climate in Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Annual Reports

 CIERP Annual report 2015 cover


Reports of CIERP's recent activities are available on-line. 



DoE spending

Total DoE Energy R&D Investments FY1978-FY2015

Updated database on U.S. government investments in energy research, development, demonstration, and deployment (ERD3) through the Department of Energy released. The database, in Microsoft Excel format, tracks DOE appropriations from FY 1978–2016 and the 2017 budget request, includes funding for ERD3 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 in raw data and in chart form.

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Fletcher Updates


  • Fletcher in the summer is an entirely different workplace from Fletcher in the academic year.  A few students (graduated or continuing) can still be found, but sightings are rare and our work goes on largely uninterrupted.  Time to turn to the projects that are best tackled when fewer to-do-list items fight for our attention.

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  • Post-commencement retreat

  • With Commencement behind us, the Admissions Office is already looking ahead to the 2016-2017 application cycle.  To start us off, we’ll be meeting for the whole day today with a full retreat agenda.  We’ll talk through summer projects, plan travel, discuss potential changes to the Slate application, and just generally shift our thinking forward to [...]

  • Stay in touch, Fletcher Class of 2016

  • Well.  What can I possibly say that I haven’t said before on the occasion of Commencement, an event with which I have a love-hate relationship.  I love all the joy associated with sending wonderful people off to do terrific things.  And the ceremony itself — so joyous.  I shed a few tears of happiness every [...]