Lessons from the Clean Air Act

Study Group on Durability and Adaptability in U.S. Climate and Energy Policy

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Ann E. Carlson and Dallas Burtraw
The Alternative Energy Future

Dallas Burtraw (Cochair) is the Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future. He has worked to promote efficient control of air pollution and has written extensively on electricity industry regulation and environmental outcomes.

Ann E. Carlson (Cochair) is the Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law at the UCLA School of Law. She is the faculty codirector of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and has written extensively on climate change, air pollution and energy law. 

Joseph E. Aldy is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a University Fellow at Resources for the Future, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He served as the Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Environment in the White House over 2009–2010.

William Boyd is a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law and a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. He teaches and conducts research in the areas of energy law and regulation, climate change law and policy, and environmental law.

Eric M. Patashnik is the Julis-Rabinowitz Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University, and Director of the Master of Public Affairs Program. He is the author of several books, including Reforms at Risk: What Happens After Major Policy Changes Are Enacted (Princeton University Press, 2008).

Barry G. Rabe is the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Rabe is a political scientist who studies federalism and is the author, most recently, of Can We Price Carbon? (The MIT Press 2018).

Hannah J. Wiseman is the Attorneys’ Title Professor at the Florida State University College of Law. Her research focuses on choice of governance level and effective regulation of risk in the areas of energy and environmental law.