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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sept. 21, 2017 – We’ll Always Have Paris…Right?

Thursday, September 21, 6:00-7:30pm NYU School of Law Vanderbilt Hall 214 40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 REGISTER HERE Although the Paris Agreement on climate change was signed in 2015 and came into force in 2017, it was only a shell of an agreement. Many details and rules remain to be worked out […]

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Sept. 20, 2017 – Carbon Pricing: Yes. But How?

Wednesday, September 20, 5:00-6:30pm NYU School of Law Snow Dining Room, 4th Floor 40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 REGISTER HERE Carbon pricing has an important role to play in providing a broad signal to shift the world’s economies in order to reach the objectives of the Paris Agreement. A recent report of […]