Science and Diplomacy for Solving Humanity's Big Issues - Iran, HEU and Climate


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Ernest Moniz
Douglas Elmendorf

United States Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, presented the Robert McNamara Lecture on War and Peace, and spoke regarding “Science and Diplomacy for Solving Humanity’s Big Issues: Iran, HEU, and Climate Change.” He emphasized the strengths of the US-Iran nuclear agreement, including that America maintains extensive surveillance in the area moving forward. Secretary Moniz also discussed climate change and the intersection of science and diplomacy through international negotiations, particularly involving large developing countries. Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School, Douglas Elmendorf, opened the program, and Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government and Director at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, moderated the event.