New Prospects for Climate Change Regulation

A Conference at Harvard Law School

Conference Agenda

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Harvard Law School
Pound Hall, Room 100 -- March 10, 2006

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Welcome and Continental Breakfast

Opening Remarks:
Jody Freeman (Harvard Law School)
John Holdren (Harvard Kennedy School)
Daniel Schrag (Harvard University Center for Environment)

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Panel 1: Learning From Experience Climate Initiatives to Date

David Conover (U.S. Department of Energy)
David Harrison (NERA Economic Consulting)
David Sandalow (The Brookings Institution)
Robert Stavins (Harvard Kennedy School)
Moderator/Discussant: John Holdren (Harvard Kennedy School)

12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

Lunch (Caspersen Room)

Welcome from Dean Elena Kagan
Remarks by the Hon. Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) (invited)

1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Panel 2: Comparing the Leading Proposals for US legislation

David Doniger (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Jason Grumet (National Commission on Energy Policy)
Billy Pizer (Resources for the Future)
Anne Smith (CRA International)
Jeff Sterba (PNM Resources)
Moderator/Discussant: Jody Freeman (Harvard Law School)

3:00 to 3:20pm

Afternoon address

Remarks by Secretary Douglas Foy (Office for Commonwealth Development)

3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Panel 3: Local, State and Regional Initiatives

Dale Bryk (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Ann Carlson (UCLA School of Law)
Kirsten Engel (University of Arizona College of Law)
Moderator/Discussant: Jody Freeman (Harvard Law School)

4:45 pm to 5:00 pm

Closing Comments

Ralph Cavanagh (Natural Resources Defense Council)

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Reception (Hauser Hall)

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Private dinner event for panelists