Monthly Climate Change Briefing

November 14, 2011 11:27 am — 11:27 am

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:

  • Kyle Danish, Van Ness Feldman, PC
  • Michael B. Gerrard, Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
  • Gabe Pacyniak, Associate, Georgetown University Climate Center
  • Nikki Roy, Congressional Affairs Fellow at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change

The topics discussed during the call included:

  • Oral arguments now scheduled for Kivalina and for the DC Circuit challenges to the GHG rules
  • Callifornia finalizes cap-and-trade rules
  • North Dakota sues Minnesota over law aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions
  • Nebraska legislature calling special session on Keystone XL
  • A summary of the new carbon pricing scheme in Australia
  • Sen. Bingaman's expected CES bill
  • Continuing Congressional attacks on EPA's authority
  • Impending end of the current CR and how it presents yet another opportunity for anti-EPA riders
  • EPA sending its NSPS rule to OMB
  • Litigation in Europe over the plan to include international airlines in the ETS

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