Let’s Make a Deal: The Path Forward on Energy & Climate Policy
Sponsored by EPIC, The Institute of Politics, and the Program on the Global Environment
The battle over the future of President Obama’s climate policies is heating up. President Trump’s recent executive orders have targeted a wide array of Obama policies including regulation of carbon emissions and coal leasing on federal lands. On the international front, the future is still unknown as the Trump administration is reportedly still discussing the potential of withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015, however no action has been taken to date. In light of the recent actions, what previous policies will remain and what will change? What role will energy markets play in determining policy? And, what is a politically viable U.S. climate policy in the long-term?
Please join us for a discussion of the US role in the future of climate policy with former Senior Advisor to President Obama on climate and energy, Brian Deese; former Governor of Michigan and IOP Fellow, Jennifer Granholm; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, Michael Greenstone; and Jeffrey Holmstead, Partner, Environmental Strategies Group (ESG), Bracewell LLP; Former Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S.
Dr. Sabina Shaikh, Director of the Program on Global Environment at the University of Chicago will moderate this discussion.
April 18, 2017 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Main Dining Room
1155 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
Michael Greenstone, Director, Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago
Brian Deese, Former Senior Advisor to President Obama for Energy and Climate
Jennifer Granholm, former Governor of Michigan and IOP Fellow
Jeffrey Holmstead, Partner, Environmental Strategies Group (ESG), Bracewell LLP; Former Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S.