Lecturer, Environmental Science and Public Policy
Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Gernot Wagner is a research associate at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, a lecturer on Environmental Science and Public Policy, and an associate at the Harvard University Center for the Environment.
He wrote Climate Shock, joint with Harvard’s Martin Weitzman and published by Princeton University Press (2015), a 2015 Top 15 Financial Times McKinsey Business Book; and But will the planet notice? (Hill & Wang/Farrar Strauss & Giroux, 2011).
Gernot served as economist at the Environment Defense Fund (2008 – 2016), most recently as its lead senior economist (2014 – 2016) and member of its Leadership Council (2015 – 2016). He taught energy economics as adjunct associate professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs (2011 – 2015) and at NYU Stern School of Business (2016).