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Back to the Future: Energy Policy in the Biden Administration
February 10, 2021, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm EST
President Joe Biden has pledged to pursue a starkly different energy policy than the prior administration. Among other things, Biden has promised to dramatically curb methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, cut fossil fuel subsidies, and put the US on a path to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Achieving these goals will require sweeping changes to federal energy and environmental laws. At this upcoming panel discussion, experts from industry, law and the environmental community will assess what steps the Biden Administration can or should to take to implement these reforms and the obstacles that it may encounter along the way.
Bethany Davis Noll, Executive Director at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU School of Law
Margaret Peloso, Partner, Vinson & Elkins
Stephen Richardson, Senior Managing Director, Evercore
Robert Seber, Partner, Vison & Elkins; Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law (moderator)
Starla Yeh, Director, Policy Analysis Group, Climate & Clean Energy Program, NRDC
This program has been made possible by the generous support of Vinson & Elkins, LLP.