The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network

This ELEEP Virtual Discussion took place on September 18th, 2016. We were joined by Andrew Ayres to discuss the topic of water scarcity in California.


As governments plan for a transition to a low carbon economy, there are many potential policy tools in the toolbox.

Green Banks can be one of the most effective and efficient tools to help catalyze this transition by mobilizing private capital for the deployment of clean energy.

On 6 January ELEEP released a new podcast episode featuring a conversation on "Efficiency First" with Edith Bayer (Regulatory Assistant Project).

On 16 December ELEEP published a new blog post on the topic "Shale Gas Development Within the Global Energy Transition: Friend or Foe?" by ELEEP Member Juan Roberto Lozano-Maya.

On 12 December ELEEP published a new blog post on the topic "Reflections on Oil-Dependent Economies and Gender" by ELEEP Member Penny Gage.

Cities play a key role in supporting implementation of the Paris Agreement by promoting the co-benefits of climate mitigation and adaptation. On 18 November 2016, the ELEEP Network network hosted an official COP 22 side event in Marrakech on the topic "Transatlantic Perspectives on Integrating Climate Mitigation and Adaptation in Cities".