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Climate-focused lectures, videos and interviews involving the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

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Climate-focused lectures, videos and interviews involving the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

    Tim Profeta: Climate Legislation and Alternatives

    Tim Profeta: Climate Legislation and Alternatives

    Tim Profeta, director of Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, provides an update on where things stand with climate legislation before Congress, and introduces work by the Nicholas Institute on containing costs from climate legislation in this October 2009 lecture.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    • video
    International Transportation Expert Speaks at Duke

    International Transportation Expert Speaks at Duke

    Dan Sperling, known widely for his work in transportation, spoke at Duke University November 7 regarding California's adoption of a mix of policies, regulations and incentives that together provide a coherent and durable framework for transforming vehicles, fuels and mobility. The lecture was sponsored by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Center on Global Change and the Nicholas School of the Environment.

    • video
    Study Shows California's Ecosystems and Economy Take Hit from Climate Change

    Study Shows California's Ecosystems and Economy Take Hit from Climate Change

    A study by Duke University, the Environmental Defense Fund, and other entities suggests that a warmer California will likely be a drier California, making it harder for forests and rangelands and other ecosystems to develop as they have previously. The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions' Linwood Pendleton and his study co-author Rebecca Shaw were guests on an hour-long broadcast on the NPR affiliated radio program, Jefferson Exchange.

    • 50 min
    Tim Profeta: NewsRadio 680

    Tim Profeta: NewsRadio 680

    Tim Profeta, founding director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, discusses the new environmental bill in the Senate on NewsRadio 680 WPTF.

    • 6 min
    The D.C. Circuit's Rulings on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rulemakings

    The D.C. Circuit's Rulings on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rulemakings

    Shortly after a federal court of appeals ruled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could regulated carbon emissions under the Clean Air Act, Tim Profeta participated in an in-depth discussion on the ruling. Profeta, director of Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, was among four panelists to go over the landmark ruling, which acknowledged the agency is “unambiguously correct” in its use of the law concerning four greenhouse gas emissions rules—the Timing Rule, Tailoring Rule, The Endangerment Rule and the Tailpipe Rule.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    • video
    The Climate in Qatar

    The Climate in Qatar

    Brian Murray, director for economic analysis at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, discusses the significance of the locale of this year's Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change from Doha.

    • 1 min

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