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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: June 2018


June 11, 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:

  • New Trump initiative to subsidize coal and nuclear plants through a DOE "national security" determination
  • Show of support from the states for Paris around the withdrawal announcement anniversary
  • Major energy and climate bills in northeast states like NJ and CT
  • CA energy commission standards
  • State efforts on adaptation
  • Increasing expectations and debates over corporate climate risk disclosure
  • Latest developments in Juliana case in Oregon
  • Latest development in public nuisance litigation in California and NYC
  • FOIA decision ordering EPA to produce documents supporting Pruitt's climate denial

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

ELI members will have access to a recording of this session (usually posted w/in 48 hours). If you are not an ELI member but would like to have access to archived sessions like this one, go HERE to see the many benefits of membership and how to join.

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.