03/25/2021 - CleanLaw Podcast - State & Regional Climate Strategies

CleanLaw: Harmonizing States’ Energy Utility Regulation Frameworks and Climate Laws with Elizabeth Stein, Justin Gundlach, and Caitlin McCoy

Note: this episode was recorded in January, 2021

In this episode our staff attorney Caitlin McCoy was joined by Justin Gundlach and Elizabeth Stein to discuss their recent article Harmonizing States’ Energy Utility Regulation Frameworks and Climate Laws. A Case Study of New York.

Justin is a senior attorney at the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law. His work focuses on state-level energy and climate policy. And he’s a coeditor of Climate Change, Public Health, and the Law, and the author of numerous publications and amicus briefs on legal and policy issues related to the impacts of energy use on climate and of climate change on infrastructure and public health.

Elizabeth is the lead counsel for energy transition at the Environmental Defense Fund. She engages in state proceedings to advocate for aligning energy policies with state climate policies. And she has a particular focus on reducing reliance on oil and gas in transportation and in the building sector. She’s successfully developed and advocated for best practices in the electric system to make sure that the grid is resilient and supports sustainability and reliability. And an important part of her work of course is collaborating with state and local agencies.

A full transcript of this episode is available here.

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