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Political Cross Currents in the Electricity Sector

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission faces increasing and conflicting pressures from both States and the Department of Energy to intervene in the federal wholesale electricity markets that FERC administers. In this primer, Guarini Center fellow Peter S. Ross provides a brief overview of those political forces and the legal framework in which they operate. The […]

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Nov. 7, 2017 – Tackling Traffic: Options for Reducing Vehicular Traffic & Emissions in NYC

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00pm (Wine & cheese reception to follow) NYU School of Law Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, Furman Hall (9th floor) 245 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012 REGISTER HERE 1.5 CLE credits offered in the areas of Professional Practice category. The credit is both transitional and non-transitional. The event is appropriate […]

October 31, 2017 – Clean, Resilient Power for Caribbean States

On October 31st, the Guarini Center hosted an event in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, as well as Tesla Inc., to examine opportunities and obstacles to deploying renewable energy powered microgrids in the Caribbean region. The workshop brought together experts from international development organizations, non-profit institutions, academia, […]

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Sept. 22, 2017 – Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and the WTO

Disciplining Fossil Fuel Subsidies for Climate Mitigation and SDGs: A Job for the Trade System? Friday, September 22, 6:00-7:30pm NYU School of Law Pollack Colloquium Room, 9th Floor 245 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012 Recent studies estimate fossil fuel subsidies to $5.3 trillion or 6.5 % of global GDP. Such subsidies are associated with […]