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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: December 2017


December 11, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm




This event is open only to ELI members. Eligible members should RSVP by December 7. Contact Marcia McMurrin (mcmurrin@eli.org) with any questions.
Teleconference information will be emailed one business day prior to the event (your normal long-distance rates may apply).
All times noted are Eastern Time.

NOTE: All registrants for ELI events need to have an ELI "account." When you click on the above RSVP link, you will be asked to log in. ELI members have accounts. If you don't remember your password, please click on the "Request new password" tab.

Staying on top of the legal and policy developments in the climate change arena is no small task. As a special service to our members, the Environmental Law Institute provides a series of monthly conference calls with national experts on climate law and policy to keep you up to date and to answer your questions.


Topics to be addressed in this month's call:

  • Update on the climate angles in the tax bill
  • Litigation developments
  • DOE order to FERC to provide rate support for coal and nuclear
  • Recent public meeting on the Clean Power Plan repeal
  • Scott Pruitt's House testimony on climate issues
  • Virginia's Air Board approval of a proposed GHG regulation for power plants
  • Denver's Green Roof Initiative
  • Florida bond initiataive to fund investments including adapting to sea-level rise
  • California guidebook for state agencies on how to integrate climate change into planning and investment
  • Harris County, TX Commission recommendations to improve flood resilience and preparedness

Michael B. Gerrard, Professor, Columbia Law School; Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Manik Roy, Senior Fellow, DEPLOY/US [formerly, ClimateWorks Foundation]
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates
Kathryn Zyla, Deputy Director, Georgetown University Climate Center

ELI Monthly Climate Briefings are made possible by the
generous support of our institutional members.

NOTE: This call/recording is for ELI members only. No comments may be quoted
or used without the express written permission of ELI and the panelist.