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US Coal in the 21st Century: Markets, Bankruptcy, Finance and Law

Past Event

September 8, 2016

7:00 am - 1:15 pm

This program is co-sponsored with the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

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Program

11:00—11:15 a.m. 

Welcome and Overview 

Michael Gerrard, Director of  the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Jason Bordoff, Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy

11:15 a.m—12:15 p.m. 

Recent Developments in Coal Markets: Natural Gas, Renewables, Regulation and Global Supply & Demand

 Moderator: Michael Burger, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law  

12:15—1:15 p.m.  Lunch

1:15—2:45 p.m.

The Future Direction of Coal Markets: Dimensions of Supply, Demand and Prices

 Moderator: Jason Bordoff, Columbia Center for Global Energy Policy

  • Howard Gruenspecht, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) 
  • Ken Gillingham, Yale University
  • Ted O’Brien, Doyle Trading 
  • Tony Yuen, Citibank

3:00—4:00 p.m.

Bankruptcy, Ownership and Financing: Coal in the 21st Century

Moderator: Sharon Buccino, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

  • Prof. Ed Morrison, Columbia Law School
  • Peter Morgan, Sierra Club 

 4:00—5:00 p.m. 

Coal’s Legacy: Legal Liabilities

 Moderator: Jessica Wentz, Associate Director and Climate Law Fellow, the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

  • David Hillman, Shulte Roth & Zabel LLP 
  • Mark Squillace, Colorado Law School 
  • Andrew Stevenson, JUST Capital 

5:00—5:15 p.m. 

Conclusion/Wrap Up

 

 
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