Center for Climate Change Law
CCCL develops legal techniques to fight climate change, trains students and lawyers in their use, and provides up-to-date resources on key topics in climate law and regulation.
Latest from the Center
•CCCL is hiring! We're now reviewing applications on a rolling basis for our 2014-15 Climate Law Fellowship. Details and instructions here.
• "Envisioning Resilient Electrical Infrastructure: A Policy Framework for Incorporating Future Climate Change
into Electricity Sector Planning," by Sam Nierop, December 2013.
• Video of December 4, 2013 panel discussion: "Soaring Flood Insurance Rates: Should Congress Step In?" available on our Conferences and Events page.
•"Michael Bloomberg’s Environmental Record, Bill de Blasio’s Promises," New York Law Journal, November 14, 2013.
•"State Hazard Mitigation Plans & Climate Change: Rating the States," by Matt Babcock (November 2013). Report and Database (Excel).
•Professor Michael B. Gerrard and Attorney J. Cullen Howe Discuss New York’s Green Building Progress, Columbia Law School, October 2013.
•Managed Coastal Retreat: A Legal Handbook on Shifting Development Away from Vulnerable Areas, by Anne Siders (October 2013).
•Will Greenhouse Gas Rules Prohibit New Coal Power Plants?, by Ethan I. Strell (CCCL) and Christine A. Fazio (Carter, Ledyard & Milburn LLP) (New York Law Journal, October 23, 2013).
• President Christopher Jorebon Loeak of the Republic of the Marshall Islands spoke on climate change at Columbia's World Leaders Forum on Wednesday, September 25 (pictured right, during introduction by CCCL Director Michael Gerrard). Video
• Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate, Michael Gerrard & Gregory E. Wannier (Co-Editors) (Cambridge University Press, 2013).
More publications are available here. Materials from past events are available here.
December 18, 2013
"Mayor Bloomberg's Environmental Legacy"
New York City Bar, 42 W.44th Street