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The Role of Border Measures in the Design of Unilateral Climate Policy

September 5 | 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM (add to my calendar)
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Against this background, panelists at this First Wednesday Seminar will highlight recent research on the efficiency and distributional impacts of border measures, offer design guidelines to ensure their environmental effectiveness while limiting the scope for protectionism, and discuss the implications of such measures for international climate policymaking and negotiations.


Carolyn Fischer, Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future


Thomas Rutherford, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Aaron Cosbey, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Nigel Purvis, Climate Advisers


RFF First Wednesday Seminar


Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 12:45 - 2 p.m.

A light lunch will be available at 12:30 p.m.


Resources for the Future, 1616 P Street NW, Washington, DC

First Floor Conference Center

Registration is required.

To RSVP for this seminar, please visit RFF's event registration page.

This seminar will not be webcast.

At RFF's monthly First Wednesday Seminar series, scholars and experts

exchange ideas and views with the RFF community on important energy, environmental, and natural resource topics.


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1616 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20036