Federal Events & Workshops

  • May 1, 2009

    This briefing discusses issues in the development and oversight of a well-functioning carbon commodity market. These topics include overall market design, options for the choice of regulator, the derivatives market, the Over-the-Counter (OTC) market, and the rules and enforcement necessary to prevent market manipulation and abuses.

  • Apr 24, 2009

    This briefing focuses on the role and function of international offsets in a mandatory GHG cap-and-trade system.

  • Mar 16, 2009
  • Mar 12, 2009
  • Mar 6, 2009

    This Congressional briefing outlines the role and function of domestic offsets in a mandatory GHG cap-and-trade system.

  • Mar 27, 2009

    This briefing presents views on the use of allowance value in a GHG cap-and-trade system.

  • Mar 5, 2009

    The Pew Center co-sponsored two East Coast workshops exploring issues related to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).

  • Dec 10, 2009

    This event featured perspectives from senior U.S. policymakers and business and NGO representatives on the prospects for stronger domestic climate action in the United States and the implications for negotiating a post-2012 agreement.

  • Nov 12, 2008

    An event hosted by the Pew Center and Point Carbon.

  • Feb 25, 2008

    The Pew Center on Global Climate Change, in collaboration with the Pew Center on the States, hosted a two-day workshop focused on state and federal action in response to climate change.

  • Feb 7, 2005

    A two-day workshop on innovative State and Federal approaches to climate change.

  • Feb 7, 2007

    Sea level rise is one of the most widespread climate impacts expected to result from human-induced global warming. New evidence from modern satellite observations on the one hand, and from the study of how large polar ice sheets responded to ancient global warming events on the other, suggests that global warming is already causing sea level to rise and that it could rise faster and to a greater extent this century—and beyond—than previously estimated. This briefing will help congressional staff understand recent scientific progress and current scientific thought on sea level rise.

  • Oct 20, 2006

    Two leading experts, Dr. Mathias Vuille and Mr. Walter Vergara, will present the state of knowledge regarding the science and impacts of mountain glacier loss in tropical South America, with special focus on the Andes Mountains of Peru, where glacier retreat is particularly advanced.

  • Jun 24, 2004

    The Brookings Institution and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change offer this archived webcast of U.S. Climate Policy: Toward A Sensible Center, a major conference that brought together senators, CEOs, top federal and state officials, and other prominent leaders to debate the future of U.S. policy on climate change

  • Mar 25, 2004

    The Pew Center on Global Climate Change and the National Commission on Energy Policy (NCEP) sponsored a workshop entitled “The 10-50 Solution: Technologies and Policies for a Low-Carbon Future.” The goal of this workshop was to articulate a long-term vision for a low-carbon economy within 50 years and to discuss the technologies, industrial processes and policies needed in the short and medium term to achieve it.

  • Apr 17, 2001

    The Pew Center conference on Equity and Global Climate Change will bring together experts from a variety of disciplines and nationalities to explore how best to ensure fair and reasonable actions by all countries in addressing climate change.

  • Oct 10, 2001

    The Pew Center on Global Climate Change held a Workshop on the Timing of Climate Change Policies in Washington, D.C.

  • Mar 16, 2009

    This workshop considers what useful insights can be gleaned now about quantifying the benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The workshop’s objectives are to develop a set of practical recommendations that decision makers can employ in the near-term and to outline a research path to improve decision making tools over time.