Monthly Climate Change Briefing: December 2019

December 9, 2019 4:00 pm — 4:30 pm

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:

  • Supreme Court's denial of cert in the Michael Mann case
  • The latest with NY v. Exxon
  • DC Circuit decision on challenge to small refinery exemption
  • Colorado federal court enjoining coal mining plan during analysis of methane flaring alternative
  • This year's BSR-GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Report
  • Recent CERES report on corporate boards and ESG risks
  • The state of play in the House
  • State petition for rehearing of the EPA waiver denial
  • Recent report on 2019 global emission trends
  • Announcements from subnational leaders during the current COP which states/locals are participating
  • Updates on some recent executive orders in a number of states, mostly focusing on resilience to impacts

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

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