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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: April 2011

When:

April 11, 2011

Where:

Teleconference

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
  • Nikki Roy, Congressional Affairs Fellow at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change
  • Kate Zyla, Policy Director, Georgetown University Climate Center

The topics discussed during the April 11, 2011 call included:

  • AIR v. CARB
  • Wisconsin rollback on wind, Maryland progress on wind
  • New Hampshire RGGI, California Renewables Portfolio Standard
  • How different types of legislative initiatives (i.e., Rockefeller and Stabenow) would affect EPA activities
  • Congress's votes on Upton-Inhofe
  • EPA report on black carbon