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Vedlitz Participates in National Energy and Climate Policy Conversation

November 13, 2009

Dr. Arnold Vedlitz, director of the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, was invited by the Howard Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to help organize and participate in the “Conference on Formulation of Energy and Climate Policy: Toward an Open and Transparent Process” on June 18-19, 2009, in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Vedlitz chaired a discussion panel entitled “Energy and Climate Policy and Stakeholder Domains: Goals, Perspectives and Interconnections.” This two day conference was the second event in the “Joint Program on Presidential Policy-Making: Formulating a Bipartisan Energy and Climate Policy for America.” A final report including findings from this conference will be sent to President Obama, Congressional leaders and others. Video of the conference can be found on the Wilson Center’s website. Dr. Vedlitz’s session can be found in Part IV of the video.

Dr. Vedlitz’s participation in this conference was partially supported by the University Transportation Center for Mobility (UTCM) project “Transportation Planning, Policy and Climate Change: Making the Long Term Connection.” He is featured on the UTCM website and in the Center’s annual report.

Click here to read the UTCM report.