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The Future of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

June 4, 2015 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT

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:

Katie Dykes
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.

Moderator:

John Larsen Senior Analyst, Rhodium Group and  Senior Associate, CSIS Energy and National Security Program

 

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Sarah Ladislaw

Sarah Ladislaw

Former Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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John Larsen
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program