Federal Policy Roundtable


ABA’s Cleantech & Climate Change Committee


Kenneth J. Markowitz, Consultant, Akin Gump
Jon D. Sohn, Of Counsel, McKennna Long & Aldridge
Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy

This panel presentation discusses legislative and policy developments in Washington, D.C. and the United Nations international climate change negotiations and focuses on the current U.S. climate change bills as drivers in clean technology investment and the recent UN prepatory session in Barcelona. Topics discussed include—

  • cap-and-trade program in the US
  • incentives for investment in clean technology
  • financing mechanisms for facilitating technology transfer from developed to developing countries.