2021 Women in Energy and Environment Webinar Series: US Climate Policy and Environmental Justice in the Biden Administration

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    A recording of the webinar is available online.

    This webinar will focus on progress with respect to implementation of the President’s Climate Policy Agenda, including the President’s formal commitment to achieve an economy wide 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 levels by 2030 and the President’s May 20, 2021 Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk. We will highlight the regulatory and budget initiatives announced by the White House and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement environmental justice and actions underway. Finally, we will provide an overview of Ohio State University Sustainability Institute’s efforts to advance sustainability and resilience scholarship and activities. This includes meeting Ohio State University’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050, building public and private partnerships and other efforts aimed at promoting a culture of sustainability.

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    For our US audience, general CLE is pending for one hour in the following jurisdictions: AZ, CA, NJ, NY, OH and TX.

    An invitation to the next two webinars in our series will be shared in due course:

    • Tuesday, June 22 at 11 a.m. – noon ET – Packaging Changes, Extended Producer Responsibility, Recycling and Single-use Plastics in the UK and EU – How Is Your Business Affected?Caroline Almond, Anita Lloyd and Martin Hyde, Comply Direct