Monthly Climate Change Briefing: November 2023

November 14, 2023 3:00 pm — 3:30 pm
Webinar Only

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 webinars 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 briefing:

  • Upcoming COP in Dubai
  • EPA rulemakings on EVs and power plants
  • The bipartisan push in Congress for carbon tariffs
  • The budget issues on Capitol Hill
  • Updates from New York
  • Updates from Massachusetts
  • Updates from Washington state
  • IRA funding for states
  • City & County of Honolulu v. Sunoco -- Hawaii Supreme Court refuses to dismiss suit alleging deceptive marking and failure to warn about climate change
  • Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Association v. Chevron -- District court denies motion to remand climate case to state court but leaves door open
  • Glen Oaks Village Owners v. City of New York -- Court dismisses challenge to New York City Local Law 97, which requires building owners to reduce their GHG emissions
  • Bowfin Keycon Holdings v. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Conservation -- Court finds that Pennsylvania's participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is unlawful because state legislature has not authorized it
  • Conservation Law Foundation v. Shell Oil -- Court denies defendants' motion for summary judgment in case about vulnerability of oil tanks to coastal storms

Daniel Farber, Sho Sato Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment, University of California, Berkeley
Michael Gerrard, Founder and Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates

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

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