NCS | Speakers
US Policy: Eyes on the Prize
Call Date: September 9, 2009
Dallas Burtraw , Resources for the FutureDallas Burtraw's research interests include the design of environmental regulation, the costs and benefits of environmental regulation, and the regulation and restructuring of the electricity industry. Recently, Burtraw investigated the effects on the value of assets of electricity generation companies of alternative approaches to implementing emissions permit trading programs. He is evaluating the use of emission trading to achieve carbon emission reductions in the EU. He also has helped to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of trading programs for nitrogen dioxide in the eastern United States and sulfur dioxide trading programs under the Clean Air Act Amendments. He also contributed to the valuation of the benefits of ecological improvements due to reduced acidification in the Adirondacks.
Download the PDF [226KB] below the audio for the conversation with Dr. Burtraw.
Butraw dissects the proposed climate change bills - LISTEN HERE
Download: Burtraw slides_090909.pdf
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