At the Crossroads IV: Energy & Climate Policy Summit

Event Energy Economics
Event Energy Economics

November 30, 2017 At the Crossroads IV: Energy & Climate Policy Summit

Co-hosted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Heritage Foundation

214 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC
20002

Agenda

8:30 a.m. Session I: Administration Update

 

Administrator Scott Pruitt, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Brooke Rollins, Texas Public Policy Foundation – Moderator

 

9:10 a.m. Remarks

 

Becky Norton Dunlop, The Heritage Foundation

 

9:20 a.m. Session II: Congressional Update

 

 

Senator Mike Lee, Member, Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Congressman Lamar Smith, Chairman, House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology

Speaker Introductions by Chip Roy, Texas Public Policy Foundation

 

10:15 a.m. Break

 

10:30 a.m. Session III: The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

 

Alex Epstein, Founder & President, Center for Industrial Progress
Speaker Introduction by Chip Roy, Texas Public Policy Foundation

 

11:15 a.m. Session IV: Congressional Update

 

Senator Jim Inhofe, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works
Speaker Introduction by Chip Roy, Texas Public Policy Foundation

 

11:45 a.m. Lunch

 

12:45 p.m. Session V: Is CO2 Really a Pollutant? Update from the CO2 Coalition

 

Dr. William Happer, Princeton University

Dr. Craig D. Idso, Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change

Dr. Richard S. Lindzen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Roy W. Spencer, University of Alabama at Huntsville

Patrick J. Michaels, Cato Institute – Moderator

 

2:15 p.m. Break

 

2:30 p.m. Session VI: Pioneers of the Energy Revolution

 

Bud Brigham, CEO, Brigham Oil and Gas

Robert Murray, Murray Energy Corporation

Brooke Rollins, Texas Public Policy Foundation – Moderator

 

3:45 p.m. Session VII: Industry & The Economy

 

Rupert Darwall, Author of the Age of Global Warming

Lucian Pugliaresi, Energy Policy Research Foundation

Mark P. Mills, Manhattan Institute

Dr. Kevin Dayaratna, The Heritage Foundation

Robert Gordon, The Heritage Foundation – Moderator

 

5:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks

 

Brooke Rollins, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Becky Norton Dunlop, The Heritage Foundation

Description

The Texas Public Policy Foundation and The Heritage Foundation are pleased to present the premiere energy and climate policy event in America – the “At the Crossroads IV: Energy and Climate Policy Summit.” Take part in the conversation with the world’s leading scientists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and energy experts, who will gather to explore this turning point in energy history and the long-lasting potential it holds for America and beyond. Join us for “At the Crossroads IV” to celebrate a message of hope and find out more about what you can do.

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