Innovative Policy Solutions to Global Climate Change


Innovative Policy Solutions
to Global Climate Change

April 25, 2000

8:00-9:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast, The Ballroom

9:00-9:15 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks, Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change

9:15-10:00 am
Jan Pronk, Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, The Netherlands (view address in PDF format)
10:00-10:45 am
Rodney Chase, Deputy Group Chief Executive, BP Amoco (view address in PDF format)
10:45-11:00 am Break

11:00 am -12:30 pm
Common Approaches: Taxes, Trading, and Negotiated Agreements
Moderator: Lisa McNeilly, Director of International Programs, Pew Center on Global Climate Change

12:30-2:15  Luncheon 

1:30-2:15 pm
Robert Hill, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Australia 
(view address in PDF format)
2:15-3:45 pm
The European Union and Mitigation Strategies: An Analysis of Select National Efforts
Speaker / Moderator: John Gummer, MP Chairman, Sancroft International Ltd.

  • Karsten Sach, Head, International Cooperation, Global Conventions and Climate Change Division, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany
  • Stephan Singer, Head, European Climate and Energy Policy Unit, Worldwide Fund for Nature  (view presentation in PDF format)
  • Judith Bayer, Director, Environmental Government Affairs, United Technologies Corporation  (view presentation in PDF format)

3:45-4:00 pm Break

4:00-5:30 pm
Cross-cutting Issues: Competitiveness and Trade
Moderator: Gerald Hapka, Deputy and General Counsel, Pew Center on Global Climate Change

  • Scott Barrett, Director, Energy, Environment, Science& Technology Program, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University  (view presentation in PDF format)
  • Jos Delbeke, Head, Climate Change Unit, European Commission
  • Robert J. Russell, Global Director, Environmental & Legislative Affairs, Dow Chemical Company  (view presentation in PDF format)

6:30-7:00  Reception 

7:00-8:45 Dinner

8:00-8:45  Theodore Roosevelt, IV, Managing Director, Lehman Brothers, Inc. 
(view Roosevelt address in PDF format)

April 26, 2000

7:30-8:45 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:30 am
John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister, United Kingdom 
(view Prescott address in PDF format)
9:30-11:00  am
Energy and Transportation Sector Policies
Moderator: Michael Grubb, Professor of Climate Change and Energy Policy, Imperial College and Associate Fellow, RIIA

11:00-11:15 am  Break

11:15 am -12:15 pm 
State and Local Programs
Moderator: Vicki Arroyo Cochran, Director of Policy Analysis, Pew Center on Global Climate Change

  • Robert C. Shinn, Jr., Commissioner, Environmental Protection Department, State of New Jersey
  • John F. Savage, Administrator, Oregon Office of Energy (view presentation in PDF format)
  • William Abolt, Commissioner, City of Chicago, Department of Environment 

12:15-12:30 pm
Remarks, Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change 

2:00 - 5:00 pm
Developing Country Perspectives Roundtable
Chair: Bakary Kante, Director, Division of Policy Development and Law, United Nations Environment Programme
Roundtable Co-Sponsor: Shell Foundation Sustainable Energy Foundation