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Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable

Co-sponsored by the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund at Yale Law School, the Yale Climate & Energy Institute, and the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy

November 9-10, 2012
Yale Law School | 127 Wall Street
New Haven, Connecticut

 

Draft Agenda

Friday, November 9

3:30-4:30 PM            Public Registration

Room 122, Yale Law School

4:30-4:45 PM            Welcome and Introduction

Room 127, Yale Law School

Doug Kysar, Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law and Deputy Dean, Yale Law School

4:45-6:00 PM           Opening Keynote Address

Room 127, Yale Law School

Sir Robert Watson, Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 1997-2002

6:00-6:45 PM            Reception

Yale Law School Dining Hall

Saturday, November 10

8:00-9:00 AM            Registration and Continental Breakfast

Registration is in Yale Law School’s Room 122. Breakfast will be available in the dining hall.

9:00-10:45 AM          Session One

Room 127, Yale Law School

Robert Howse, Lloyd C. Nelson Professor of International Law, New York University School of Law: "Border Adjusted Taxes and Regulatory Measures as WTO-compliant Climate Mitigation Strategies"

Dan Farber, Sho Sato Professor of Law and Chair of the Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley: “Climate Law in a System of Divided Powers: Dealing with Carbon Leakage and Regulatory Linkage”

Richard B. Stewart, University Professor and John Edward Sexton Professor of Law, New York University School of Law: “Building Blocks for Global Climate Protection”

Commentator:

Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School

Moderator:

Joshua Galperin, Associate Director, Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy

10:45-11:00 AM        Coffee Break

Room 122, Yale Law School

11:00 AM-12:15 PM  Session Two

Room 127, Yale Law School

David Anthoff, Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan: "Optimal global climate policy with limited participation"

Peter M. Haas, Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: "Lessons from Nonstate Global Environmental Governance"

Commentator:

Michael W. Wara, Associate Professor, Stanford Law School

Moderator:

Ken Gillingham, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Energy Economics, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

12:15-1:45 PM          Lunch

Yale Law School Dining Hall

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Stuart Beck, Permanent Mission of Palau to the United Nations

1:45-3:00 PM            Session Three

Room 127, Yale Law School

Edward A. (Ted) Parson, Professor, UCLA School of Law: “Climate Engineering in Global Climate Governance: New Challenges for US (Non) Participation”

Jane C.S. Long, former Associate Director at Large, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: "A prognosis (or perhaps proposal) about geoengineering"

Commentator:

Daniel Bodansky, Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics and Sustainability, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Moderator:

Alex Hanafi, Attorney, Environmental Defense Fund's International Climate Program

3:00-3:15 PM            Coffee Break

Room 122, Yale Law School

3:15-4:30 PM            Session Four

Room 127, Yale Law School

Bernarditas de Castro-Mueller, Career Diplomat, Republic of the Philippines: “US Involvement in Global Climate Change Policy-Making: A Developing Country Perspective”

Kenneth W. Abbott, Professor of Law and Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University: “Building a Transnational Climate Change Regime:  Bypassing and Managing States”

Commentator:

Steinar Andresen, Research Professor, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway

Moderator:

Elizabeth Burleson, Associate Professor of Law, Pace Law School

4:30-5:15                 Closing Remarks

Room 127, Yale Law School

Robert Socolow, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University


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