As the Trump Administration prepares to announce its plans for the future of U.S. participation in the Paris Climate Agreement, there are a number of important questions to consider. How important is the Paris Agreement for addressing climate change? What are the administration’s legal and political options on Paris? And if the United States does withdraw, will China take on a leadership role?
Earlier this year, EPIC Visiting Fellow and former State Department Deputy Legal Advisor Sue Biniaz sat down for a wide ranging conversation on these and other issues with former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern. Their discussion produced several timely insights. In the clips below, we have selected a handful of the most relevant to today’s policy discussions, but we encourage you to watch the full video as well.
Areas of Focus: Climate Change
, Climate Law & Policy
Climate change is an urgent global challenge. EPIC research is helping to assess its impacts, quantify its costs, and identify an efficient set of policies to reduce emissions and adapt...
Climate Law & Policy
As countries around the world implement policies to confront climate change, EPIC research is calculating which policies will have the most impact for the least cost.
Producing and using energy damages people’s health and the environment. EPIC research is quantifying the social costs of energy choices and uncovering policies that help protect health while facilitating growth.