The Future of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
The CSIS Energy and National Security Program hosted a discussion on the future of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) under changing leadership.
Keynote address by:
Chair, Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Deputy Commissioner for Energy, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Introductory remarks by:
Sarah O. Ladislaw Director and Senior Fellow, CSIS Energy and National Security Program
Panel discussion including:
Jon Ramseur Specialist in Environmental Policy, Congressional Research Service
Jordan Stutt Policy Analyst, Acadia Center
Gabriel Pacyniak Climate Change Mitigation Program Manager, Georgetown Climate Center
Panelists discussed the background and history of RGGI, the opportunities for using RGGI as a compliance tool under the Clean Power Plan (CPP), and the political context of potential RGGI expansion.
John Larsen Senior Analyst, Rhodium Group and Senior Associate, CSIS Energy and National Security Program