Mark Templeton and Roberto Borgert, '18, on Fighting Climate Change in the Courtroom (Audio)

The Fight Against Climate Change Is Happening In The Courtroom

One year in, President Trump’s climate policy agenda has largely focused on rolling back any progress started by his predecessor—from suspending a rule to limit methane leaks from oil and gas operations on federal land to beginning the process of repealing the Obama Administration’s signature climate change regulation, the Clean Power Plan, and withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. Central to the President's success in rolling back these efforts is a figure called the social cost of carbon. Host Jeff McMahon talks with UChicago Law's Mark Templeton and Roberto Borgert about the legal challenges surrounding the social cost of carbon that may undermine President Trump's efforts.

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