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2021 U.S. Energy and Climate Policy Update [Video]

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2021 U.S. Energy and Climate Policy Update

David, Sara, Ed, and special guest Professor Jody Freeman (https://hls.harvard.edu/faculty/directory/10285/Freeman) of Harvard Law School break down what the first year of the Biden Administration means for Canadian energy and climate policy.

EPISODE NOTES
@1:32  @JodyFreemanHLS (https://twitter.com/jodyfreemanhls)
@2:46 Top-emitting Alberta oilsands site got government relief from pollution payments (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/top-emitting-canada-oilsands-site-collects-government-relief-from-pollution-payments-1.6277844)
@6:47 Reframing incentives for climate policy (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41560-021-00934-2)
@13:06 American Leadership on Clean Cars (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/08/05/fact-sheet-president-biden-announces-steps-to-drive-american-leadership-forward-on-clean-cars-and-trucks/)
@13:29 U.S Methane Emissions Reduction Action Plan (https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/US-Methane-Emissions-Reduction-Action-Plan-1.pdf)
@13:58 EPA power plant rules (https://www.eenews.net/articles/epa-power-plant-rules-could-be-part-of-bigger-initiative/)
@14:27 Joe Biden wants America to lead the world against the climate crisis. (https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/01/politics/joe-biden-climate-agenda-cop26/index.html)
@14:57 Clean Electricity: A Net-Zero Grid By 2035 (https://liberal.ca/climate/clean-electricity-a-net-zero-grid-by-2035/)
@21:02 Conservative Supermajority on the Supreme Court (https://www.voanews.com/a/usa_trumps-lasting-legacy-conservative-supermajority-supreme-court/6199935.html)
@22:35 Democrats are on track to lose big in 2022 (https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/571868-without-drastic-changes-dems-are-on-track-to-lose-big-in-2022)
@23:13 US inflation surges to 30-year high (https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/nov/10/inflation-us-latest-high-30-years-economy-predictions)
@25:29 Supreme Court Move Could Stymie EPA Regulation (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/as-biden-heads-to-climate-talks-supreme-court-move-could-stymie-epa-regulation/)
@28:27 Supreme Court of Canada upholds the constitutionality of federal carbon pricing legislation (https://www.osler.com/en/resources/regulations/2021/the-supreme-court-of-canada-upholds-the-constitutionality-of-federal-carbon-pricing-legislation)
@29:54 Summary of the Clean Air Act (https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-clean-air-act)
@34:31 How we passed the clean power plan target a decade early (https://epsa.org/power-sector-meets-clean-target-a-decade-early-thanks-to-competitive-markets/)
@36:14 Tesla Loan Program (https://www.energy.gov/lpo/tesla)
@38:53 Renewable Portfolio Standards (https://www.nrel.gov/state-local-tribal/basics-portfolio-standards.html#:~:text=A%2520renewable%2520portfolio%2520standard%2520(RPS,as%2520a%2520renewable%2520electricity%2520standard.)
@44:10 US tax credit encourages investment in carbon capture and storage (https://www.whitecase.com/publications/insight/carbon-capture/us-tax-credit-encourages-investment)
@49:09 (https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/05/20/culture-war-politics-2021-democracy-analysis-489900)

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