Nicholas Bianco
Senior Associate

Nicholas Bianco is assisting U.S. states and Canadian provinces as they develop regional climate programs through the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Advisory Group and the Western Climate Initiative. His current areas of research include: the role of states in future federal climate programs; opportunities for, and implications of, regulation of greenhouse gas emissions via existing regulatory authorities; and stacking of payments for ecosystem services (e.g., greenhouse gas offsets).

Mr. Bianco previously worked with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection on climate change and air quality programs. While there, he worked on several market-based air quality and climate change programs, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Path 2: New Developments in Federal, State and Local Climate Policy
Building Partnerships: Regional Programs
2:00pm - 4:00pm