Big Decisions: 2022
Exploring big decisions in climate, energy, and the environment in the year ahead
With 2022 upon us, which climate, energy, and environment issues will dominate the headlines, and where will we see policy breakthroughs? As we kicked off a new year, Resources for the Future (RFF) hosted a virtual RFF Live event on Tuesday, January 11, forecasting some of the biggest decisions to come in 2022—from the next steps in implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to the role of the courts in establishing the US regulatory agenda.
Together with leading experts across policy, research, and journalism, RFF President and CEO Richard G. Newell explored the big decisions we are tracking in the year ahead.
- Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post
- Carlos Martín, Brookings Institution
- Mary Nichols, UCLA School of Law, California Air Resources Board
- Richard Revesz, New York University School of Law
- Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future (Moderator)
Distinguished Counsel, UCLA School of Law; Former Chair, California Air Resources Board
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