Monthly Climate Change Briefing

October 10, 2011 12:27 pm — 12:27 pm

A special service for ELI institutional members, this half-hour monthly conference call provides a valuable way to keep on top of the legal and policy developments in the climate change arena.

Panelists for this month's event were:

  • Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Georgetown University Climate Center
  • Tomas Carbonell, Van Ness Feldman, PC
  • Michael B. Gerrard, Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
  • Nikki Roy, Congressional Affairs Fellow at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change

The topics discussed during the October 10, 2011 call included:

  • Review of recent common law claims
  • Virginia Supreme Court decision on insurance coverage
  • EPA IG's report on the endangerment finding
  • CR negotiations and the possible impacts on EPA action on climate change
  • California update for cap-and-trade; Massachusetts adaptation report
  • Northeastern states et al. awarded DOE grant for EV networks
  • Challenge to Ohio renewable portfolio standard

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This ELI Associate Seminar was made possible by the generous support of our members.