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Canada-U.S. Joint Session with the Peterson Institute for International Economics – Washington, D.C. – February 10, 2011

David McLaughlin, NRTEE President and CEO, and Dale Beugin, NRTEE Policy Advisor presented the findings of the NRTEE’s recent report Parallel Paths: Canada-U.S. Climate Policy Choices at a meeting of the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C.

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David N. Biette
Head of Canada Institute
Woodrow Wilson Center

Joseph G. Block
Venable LLC

Edith Brown Weiss
Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law
Georgetown University Law Center

William R. Cline
Senior Fellow
Peterson Institute/Center for Global Development

Ken Crist
Program Associate
Canada Institute

Leslie Delagran

Carolyn Fischer
Senior Fellow
Resources for the Future

Gary C. Hufbauer
Reginald Jones Senior Fellow
Peterson Institute for International Economics

David Hunter
U.S. Director
IETA, Washington Office

Andrew Light
Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress

Antonio Ortiz-Mena
Head of Section, Economic Affairs
Embassy of Mexico

Janet Peace
Director of Market and Business Strategy
Pew Center on Global Climate Change

Colin Robertson
Senior Strategic Advisor
McKenna, Long and Aldridge LLP

Francisco Sandoval Saqui
Trade and NAFTA Office
Embassy of Mexico

Christopher Sands
Senior Fellow
Hudson Institute

Leslie Yang
Environment Office
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Elizabeth Zelljadt
Point Carbon North America


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