Events - Billy Pizer
Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and Georgetown University will host a lunchtime talk on Understanding the Chinese Carbon Market Proposal 12:30-2 p.m. Monday, January 8, in Washington, D.C.
Faculty fellow Billy Pizer will give the keynote address at the 2017 Chosunbiz Future Energy Forum in Seoul, South Korea, June 15. He will discuss how the changing global political and economic landscape can affect energy industries. The gathering will include global energy firms, government representatives, academics, and consultants.
Faculty fellow Billy Pizer will present “Equity versus Efficiency in Energy Regulation” (June 1, 3 p.m.) and serve as a panelist on the Assessing Approaches to Updating the Social Cost of Carbon panel (June 1, 11 a.m.) at the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 6th Annual Summer Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 31–June 2.
When analyzing the impacts of various regulations, such as those aimed at vehicle and power plant emissions, government agencies use the social cost of carbon (SCC)—an estimate, in dollars, of the net damages incurred by society from a 1 metric ton increase in carbon dioxide emissions in a given year. At the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis conference in Washington, D.C., March 16, faculty fellow Billy Pizer will serve as a panelist for a discussion of approaches to updating that cost. He will present recommendations of a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for short- and long-term improvements to the SCC calculation.
Billy Pizer, faculty fellow at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, will present "Evaluating the Paris Agreement's Mitigation Pledges with Statistical Forecasting Models" 9-10:30 a.m. June 11 at the AERE 5th Annual Summer Conference.
Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Faculty Fellow Billy Pizer will be among the panelists at a "Learning Session to Evaluate the RGGI Cost-Containment Reserve," April 29 in Boston.
The event agenda is available online.
The Nicholas Institute's Brian Murray, Billy Pizer, and Martin Ross will be among the speakers on the panel "Equity and Models in Climate Policy: Looking Ahead," at the Climate Ethics and Economics Workshop March 4 at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. For more information, visit the event website.
In Paris, world leaders signed an unprecedented climate agreement to limit temperature rise to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-industrial levels by 2100. On February 1, Duke faculty and students who attended the climate change conference will reflect on the significance of the new climate accord, what we can expect from it, and how the Duke community was involved in the conversation.
[Postponed] After the Climate Talks: What to Expect from the Paris Agreement on Global Climate Change
This event has been postponed due to inclement weather. Information about when it will be rescheduled will be posted on our event page and social media.
In Paris, world leaders signed an unprecedented climate agreement to limit temperature rise to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-industrial levels by 2100. On January 22, Duke faculty and students who attended the climate change conference will reflect on the significance of the new climate accord, what we can expect from it, and how the Duke community was involved in the conversation.
Duke faculty and students are invited to join us for a moderated panel discussion focused on how the Paris Agreement sets the stage for action moving forward.
The Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy in collaboration with SCRiM Network will host the conference, "Inequality and the Economic Analysis of Climate Change," at Duke University's School of Law May 27-28. Several Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions researchers will present during the conference.
Explore different perspectives on the health, energy demand and economic effects of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's developing Clean Power Plan at the workshop "The Clean Power Plan: Health, Energy Demand and Economic Effects." Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions faculty fellow Billy Pizer will be among the speakers on a panel focused on the economic effects of the Clean Power Plan.
The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University will co-host a side event at the 2014 United Nations Climate Change Conference 20th yearly session of the Conference of Parties meeting in Lima, Peru.
The Fifth Annual Triangle Law and Econ Conference—Rethinking Regulation and Reform: Behavioral Economics and the Regulatory State—will address issues at the intersection of behavioral economics and law with a special focus on the applications of decision science, choice architecture, and nudging to law, regulation, and policy. The purpose of the conference is to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion, rather than canned presentations between panelists, that will make for an engaging, generative, and fun examina- tion into a particular issue from the lens of behavioral law and economics wit
Billy Pizer, faculty fellow at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during a session on carbon market structure at the Navigating the American Carbon World Conference March 27. Since Jan. 1, the California and Québec carbon markets have been formally linked. What impact will this have in California and Québec? What is the value of such linkages? What jurisdiction will be next – Washington, Ontario, or someplace else? This session will examine the California-Québec linkage and the potential impact of other partners joining the market.
Join the Forum for Scholars and Publics from noon to 1:30 pm. Feb. 7 for a discussion by the Sanford School of Public Policy's Philip Cook and the Nicholas Institute's Billy Pizer. Cook and Pizer will talk about the challenges and rewards of conducting research on issues of profound public concern. The discussion will be moderated by WUNC’s Leoneda Inge.
Lunch will be served. For those that cannot attend, the event will be live streamed.
Two researchers from the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions will participate in the American Economic Association's 2014 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jan. 3-4.
Billy Pizer, faculty fellow at the Nicholas Institute, will participate in a panel discussion on the options for a new international climate regime arising from the Durban platform for enhanced action at 8 a.m. Jan. 3.
Billy Pizer, faculty fellow at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak at the University of Cambridge on "Carbon Markets, Linking Programs, and the Future of Climate Change Mitigation," Dec. 3.
Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Director Tim Profeta and Faculty Fellow Billy Pizer will moderate panels at the Duke University Energy Conference on October 30.
The annual student-led event aims at bringing together thought leaders in industry, government and academia to fuel independent analysis on energy markets, trends, policies and technologies. Keynote speakers include Ralph Eads, vice chair of Jeffries Co.; Simon Rich, chairman of RKI Exploration; and Bob Inglis, former U.S. representative of South Carolina.
Billy Pizer, faculty fellow at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will present a talk titled "Carbon Markets, Linking, and Future Climate Change Mitigation" at the Harvard University Kennedy School's Regulatory Policy Program Seminar Series.