visiting-scholars : Hélène Benveniste

Hélène is a Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She is visiting Professor Anthoff’s lab at ERG as an Exchange Scholar. There, she focuses on quantifying economic impacts of climate change on human migration patters, using integrated assessment models. She is also interested in international environmental agreements design, as well as ethics of scientific communication on climate change. Hélène graduated with a MSc in science and executive engineering from Mines ParisTech. She was also a research fellow at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado where she developed a statistical tool for scoring extreme climate events forecasts. She then worked as deputy attaché for energy at the French Embassy in Germany; as well as research engineer and project manager for a mission for the French climate negotiations team, aimed at assessing the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC).



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