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Policy experts discuss approaches to creating successful cap-and-trade policy

Earlier this week, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change convened its annual climate conference in Washington, DC. This year's conference focused on addressing critical issues between states and the federal government in developing emissions reduction policies. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage, a panel of climate policy experts discusses the need for a balance between state and federal governments in creating a federal cap-and-trade policy. Panelists include, Janet Peace, senior economist at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Michael Gibbs, assistant secretary for climate change at the California Environmental Protection Agency, Damien Meadows, deputy head of unit, DG Environment at the European Commission, Lisa Jackson, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Edith Thompson, legislative assistant in the office of Congressman Wayne Gilchrest (R-MD).