ELI – Year One: An Environmental Review of the Biden Administration
Following a contentious election and in the midst of a global pandemic, Joseph R. Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States on January 21, 2021. In the first year, the Biden administration prioritized climate and environmental justice initiatives through executive actions, legislation, including the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and international agreement at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
Join ELI and expert panelists for an in-depth exploration of the Biden administration’s environmental accomplishments and setbacks in the first year, as well as the opportunities and challenges that remain in the years ahead.
Jonathan Brightbill, Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP, Moderator
Jonathan Adler, Director, Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law, and Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Quentin Pair, Adjunct Instructor, Howard University School of Law
Vickie Patton, General Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund