US Climate Policy Outlook for 2021: What to Expect in the First Year

January 15, 2021 • 1:00 PM • None

The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Administration is poised to enter office on the back of an ambitious climate agenda, departing from four years in which the White House was largely indifferent or even antagonistic to climate priorities. On the surface, the Biden-Harris climate agenda sends powerful signals to the international community, to business and to sub-national governments. Beneath the surface, the agenda will face a number of challenges to implementation. So what can we expect to see in the Biden-Harris Administration's first year?

* Tim Profeta - Director, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University & Co-Chair of Climate 21 Project
* Ana Unruh Cohen - Staff Director, US House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
* Stewart Elgie - Executive Chair, Smart Prosperity Institute & Professor of law and economics, University of Ottawa

The Can-US Climate Policy Series is brought to you by Smart Prosperity Institute at University of Ottawa & Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Duke University Energy Initiative.