US climate policy and the 17 % Pledge: How real are the U.S. emission reductions?

This workshop seeks to bring into focus the current status of the U.S. emission reduction pledge of 17 % below 2005 levels. The workshop will discuss the level of U.S. emission reduction efforts under its existing laws and status of such activities as a result of the recent U.S. Congressional elec-


Nicholas Bianco, Senior Associate, World Resources Institute

Joe Mendelson, Director Global Warming Policy, National Wildlife Federation

John Coequyt, Senior Washington Representative, Sierra Club