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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: May 2017


May 8, 2017



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 debate within the administration over remaining in or pulling out of the Paris Agreement
  • California appellate court rejection of  challenge to cap and trade
  • DC Circuit action on Clean Power Plan case
  • SDNY action on Exxon case against AGs
  • Request for 9th Circuit interlocutory review in Juliana v. US
  • 12 governors urge Trump to stay in Paris Agreement

Michael B. Gerrard, Professor, Columbia Law School; Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates
Kate Zyla, Deputy Director, Climate Center, Georgetown University

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