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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: September 2017


September 11, 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:

  • Three lawsuits brought by California's counties and city against fossil fuel companies
  • New Conservation Law Foundation suit in Rhode Island
  • Developments in Juliana litigation in Oregon
  • Recent federal regulatory developments
  • Climate-specific measures relating to national security that have advanced in both the House and Senate
  • RGGI's and California's program extensions
  • Massachusetts' new GHG regs
  • California's Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group
  • Miami's bond for infrastructure improvements to adapt to sea-level rise
  • Trump's recision of the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard

Michael B. Gerrard, Professor, Columbia Law School; Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Manik Roy, Senior Fellow, DEPLOY/US [formerly, ClimateWorks Foundation]
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates
Kate Zyla, Deputy Director, Climate Center, Georgetown University

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