CSTPR Noontime Seminar
Sustainable Energy for All?: Assessing Distributive Justice in the Green Climate Fund’s Energy Finance
by Diana Dorman, Environmental Studies Program, University of Colorado Boulder
Biography: Diana Dorman is a Ph.D. student in the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her research interests focus on the intersection of equitable energy access, international climate institutions, and development studies. Before coming to CU, Diana worked in several nonprofit organizations including in Malaysia on issues of sustainability and social justice in the palm oil industry, in Nevada on renewable energy at the state legislature, and in Lake Tahoe on fundraising and environmental project management. Diana completed her M.S. in Environmental Studies in 2019 at CU Boulder where her thesis investigated the funding trends of energy projects and related policy linkages within the Green Climate Fund, the newest climate finance mechanism under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs and B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Nevada, Reno.