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  • GREEN STATES: Energy, Climate, and a Different Federalism

    September 26, 2017, 9:30am–4:30pm

    State actions increasingly define the future of our nation’s energy system and determine our national response to climate change. A distinguished group of speakers, including attorneys general and high-level policymakers from across the country, discussed how states are developing innovative climate and energy strategies and using both litigation and policy to create cleaner, more resilient energy systems.

  • Environmental Policy Under the New Administration

    November 15, 2016, 10:00am–4:00pm

    When the White House changes hands, major changes in environmental policy will be imminent. The Institute for Policy Integrity’s eighth annual conference explored potential shifts in natural resources policy, energy sector regulation, and climate change policy under the Trump administration. A distinguished group of current and former government officials, energy industry executives, environmental advocates, and policy experts discussed what’s likely on the horizon when Donald Trump takes office.

  • Federal Coal Workshop: Fair Market Value & Alternatives Analysis

    June 29, 2016, 9:00am–3:30pm

    For the first time in 30 years, the Department of the Interior has launched a comprehensive review to identify and evaluate potential reforms to the federal coal program. Public input will help inform the size and scope of Interior’s Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). This public workshop will gather legal, policy, and economic experts to analyze key issues for this review, including: how to ensure that American taxpayers earn “fair market value” for the use of their public resources; how to account for the environmental and public health impacts of coal production; and how to identify and analyze viable alternatives so that policymakers and the public can make informed decisions about the future of federal coal.

  • Legal Challenges to the Clean Power Plan: Perspectives from the Front Lines

    May 16, 2016, 12:00pm–1:30pm

    The Clean Power Plan, the first rule to place limits on greenhouse gases emitted by all power plants in the United States, is opposed by a vocal coalition of states and industry groups. In the lead up to oral arguments before the D.C. Circuit on June 2nd, an equally vocal coalition of states, industry groups, and nonprofits have stepped forward to support the EPA and the rule. You are invited to join parties and amici supporting the rule in a discussion of the issues before the court. Lunch will be provided by Paul Hastings LLP.

  • Will the Clean Power Plan Make it Through the Courts?

    November 17, 2015, 10:15am–11:45am

    The EPA’s Clean Power Plan is finally here, and so are the lawsuits challenging it. This panel will discuss the ongoing litigation related to the Clean Power Plan and likely outcomes. The panel is part of Vermont Law School’s second annual Alumni in Energy Symposium.

  • A Path Forward on Energy Policy

    October 27, 2015, 10:00am–4:30pm

    Major energy policy changes are on the horizon as U.S. policymakers grapple with climate change, fossil fuel trends, and shifting business models in the energy sector. States, cities, companies, and other groups around the country are finding innovative ways to rethink energy economics and alter the way we use energy. At our seventh annual fall conference, noted experts from government, the private sector, and academia will discuss what to expect as the energy landscape evolves.

  • On the REV Agenda: The Role of Time-Variant Pricing

    March 31, 2015, 8:30am–4:30pm

    New York Department of Public Service, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law are hosting a forum, “On the REV Agenda: The Role of Time-Variant Pricing,” on March 31, 2015, featuring Ahmad Faruqui from the Brattle Group as the keynote speaker.

  • Advocacy Training: Energy Finance 2015

    March 16, 2015 – March 19, 2015

    A training program for environmental advocates and attorneys from around the world. The program is designed to provide advocates and attorneys with the skills to understand and engage in the financial aspects of current debates on fossil fuels.

  • Merchants of Doubt - Film Screening and Panel Discussion

    March 3, 2015, 7:00pm

    Join us for a screening of an acclaimed new documentary, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker and two prominent climate change experts. Merchants of Doubt lifts the curtain on a secretive group of so-called “experts” who are putting on a dazzling show designed to deceive the American public on some of the most important topics in our lives, from food to chemicals to climate change.

  • California’s Climate Change Agenda

    February 26, 2015, 4:00pm–5:30pm

    Join us for a discussion of the nation’s most successful climate program. California operates the world’s first economy-wide Cap-and-Trade program, which has received a stamp of approval from both state and federal courts. Thanks to this innovative approach, the state has rebounded economically while reducing carbon pollution.