Past Seminar

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI's) Role in Achieving State Climate Goals and the Opportunities and Challenges of Expanding Trading to States outside RGGI

Jul 12, 2016 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Lower Manhattan, New York City, NY, 10007

About the Event

A Workshop co-hosted by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, Resources for the Future, and the Georgetown Climate Center, with the Collaborative for RGGI Progress

Join representatives from the RGGI states and stakeholders for expert panel presentations followed by responses from stakeholder panels and the audience. Advance registration is required but attendance is free. Security procedures also require valid identification to enter the building.

For more information, please contact at the Collaborative for RGGI Progress.


Download the agenda.

9:30 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. Introduction and Review of Agenda
10:05 a.m. What Role Should RGGI Play in Achieving State Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?
11:00 a.m. Respondents Panel
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. What Are the Opportunities and Challenges for Trading with States outside RGGI
2:15 p.m. Respondents Panel
3:15 p.m. Recap and Closing
3:30 p.m. Adjourn


  • Dallas Burtraw, Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future
  • Bradley Campbell, Conservation Law Foundation
  • Michael Dowd, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
  • Bill F. Gould, Electric Power Research Institute
  • Sonia Hamel, Collaborative for RGGI Progress
  • Paul Hibbard, Analysis Group
  • Jamie Howland, Acadia Center
  • Brian Jones, MJ Bradley & Associates
  • Franz Litz, Facilitator, Collaborative for RGGI Progress
  • Jackson Morris, Director Eastern Energy, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Brian Murray, Duke University Energy Initiative and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
  • Elizabeth A. Stanton, Synapse Energy Economics
  • Chris Wentlent, Exelon Corporation
  • Cathy Waxman, National Grid
  • Kate Zyla, Georgetown Climate Center