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1st ANNUAL CONFERENCE
GLOBAL ENERGY TRANSITION LAW AND POLICY

Venue: Webinar
Date: April 17th, 2020
Time: 9:00a.m. - 12:30p.m. (CDT)

The program has been approved for 2.75 CLE hours by the State Bar of Texas. The course number is 174083898.

Attendees MUST self-report to receive credit for Texas. If you need a Certificate of Attendance for another state, email Tanisha Green at tcgreen3@central.uh.edu and include the time you attended the conference.

Brochure

THE ENERGY TRANSITION IN A CLIMATE CONSTRAINED WORLD. AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH IN GLOBAL ENERGY LAW AND POLICY ISSUES?

9:00 AM

Welcome and Introductory Remarks – Victor Flatt (University of Houston).

9:15 AM 

The Energy Transition in European and Comparative Law: Towards a
New Shift and a Democratic Perspective – Moderator – Alfonso Lopez de la Osa Escribano (University of Houston).

9:20 AM

Aubin Nzaou (University of Houston), Recent Developments in Energy Transition Law and Policy.

9:35 AM

Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli (King’s College London), Energy Policy in Citizens’ Climate Assemblies.

9:50 AM

Louis de Fontenelle (University of Pau), Energy Communities in the European Union.

10:05 AM

Bernadette Le Baut-Ferrarese (University of Lyon), Europeanisation of the Development of Renewable Energy in Transition.

10:20 AM

Discussion with attendees with short recess.

10:35 AM

The Energy Transition as an Integrative Approach in Global Law and Economic Policy – Moderator – Victor Flatt (University of Houston).

10:40 AM

Raphael J. Heffron (University of Dundee), Finance and Risk Policy for The Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy.

10:55 AM

Rafael Leal-Arcas (Queen Mary University of London), A Sustainable and Prosperous Future: The Role of Climate Clubs and International Trade.

11:10 AM

Tade Oyewumni (Vermont Law School), Decarbonization Options for Gas and Electricity Systems: Power-to-Gas and Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage.

11:25 AM

Luis Serra (Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey), Incorporation of DMDU decision-making under deep uncertainty) Framework into Energy Policy.

11:40 AM

Discussion with attendees.

11:50 AM

Talk - COVID-19 provides Warning about the Transition from Fossil Fuels

Ramanan Krishnamorti (University of Houston – UH Energy), Victor B. Flatt, Aubin Nzaou and Alfonso Lopez de la Osa Escribano (University of Houston Law Center).

12:15 PM

Conclusive Remarks - Alfonso Lopez de la Osa (University of Houston Law Center).