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Events

  • 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.

  • The Clean Power Plan and the EPA Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards

    February 6, 2015, 10:30am–11:30am

    Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers Climate Institute and Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy present a mini-panel with Jason Schwartz (Legal Director, Institute for Policy Integrity;
    Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law) and John Larsen (Senior Analyst, Rhodium Group).

  • High Stakes in the High Court: The Battle Over Federal Regulatory Reach

    January 28, 2015, 12:25pm–1:50pm

    The Supreme Court will soon decide the fate of policies on climate change, health insurance subsidies, and other critical issues that test the limits of federal government regulation. How is the Court likely to rule on these issues? And what is unique about litigating cases before the Supreme Court? Sean Donahue and Peter Keisler are frequent adversaries in the Supreme Court, regularly representing opposing sides in environmental cases. Caitlin Halligan, former Solicitor General of the State of New York, is a prominent legal expert who has argued numerous cases involving a broad set of federal regulatory programs. The panelists will discuss their past experiences and speculate about the Court’s future direction.

  • Agenda-Setting in the Regulatory State: Theory and Evidence

    November 7, 2014

    Policy Integrity’s legal director Jason Schwartz will speak at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., as part of the Penn Program on Regulation’s workshop, “Agenda-Setting in the Regulatory State: Theory and Evidence” on November 7th.

  • The Future of U.S. Climate Policy: Coal, Carbon Markets, and the Clean Air Act

    October 28, 2014, 7:30am–4:45pm

    The Institute for Policy Integrity’s annual fall workshop focused on the Obama Administration’s recent efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act, as well as the future of U.S. climate policy more generally.

    United States Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island gave keynote remarks, along with Joel Beauvais, Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy at EPA. The day’s panel discussions featured a mix of state government officials, legal academics, and representatives of both the private sector and leading environmental nonprofits.

  • Richard Revesz Presents Seminar on U.S. Environmental Law at Melbourne Law School

    March 31, 2014

    Richard Revesz will present a seminar on “The Core Failure of U.S. Environmental Law: The Grandfathering of Existing Sources under the Clean Air Act” at the Centre for Resources, Energy and Environmental Law at the University of Melbourne.

  • Advocacy Training: Coal Finance 2014

    March 17, 2014 – March 19, 2014

    The Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law and the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis jointly offered a three-day training program for environmental advocates and attorneys on financial issues involving coal-fired power plants, export terminals, and mines. Panels addressed the major dynamics driving the coal market in the United States and around the world; making the economic transition from coal; and the current economics of solar, wind, and energy efficiency alternatives.

  • Richard Revesz Gives Remarks on the Book “Does Regulation Kill Jobs?”

    February 18, 2014

    Richard Revesz spoke at the Penn Program on Regulation on the new book “Does Regulation Kill Jobs?” published by the University of Pennsylvania Press and edited by Penn Law faculty members Cary Coglianese, Adam M. Finkel, and Christopher Carrigan.