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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: December 2018


December 10, 2018



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 addressed in this month's call:

  • Discussion of the new Executive Branch report on climate impacts
  • Status of Juliana case
  • Decision halting Keystone XL Pipeline
  • Pacific Coast Federal of Fishermen's Associations suit against oil companies
  • Decision allowing litigation to proceed concerning motor vehicle standards
  • Roundup of state and city announcements on carbon mitigation, including DC's new policy
  • What's happening at the COP
  • Adaptation updates, including some positive steps and some rollbacks of climate leadership in Alaska
  • Corporate response to Poland meeting (open letter from 50 multinationals)
  • IPCC, Lancet and US Report
  • ELI's new environmental paradigm

Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Climate Center, Georgetown University
Sally Fisk, Assistant General Counsel, Pfizer
Michael B. Gerrard, Professor, Columbia Law School; Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates

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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.