Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
SCCCL 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
President Christopher J. Loeak of the Republic of the Marshall Islands addresses the Pacific Island Leaders Forum on September 22. Professor Gerrard (in rear) moderated the forum. Others on the podium (from the left) are the leaders from Tuvalu, Tonga, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Samoa.
Applications invited for Fellowship in Climate Change Law
• New Working Paper: "
Legal and Scientific Integrity in Advancing a 'Land Degradation Neutral World'," by Shelley Welton, Michela Biasutti and Michael Gerrard
Columbia Law School Organizes Powerful Slate of Events Around U.N. Climate Summit
Michael Burger '03 named new Executive Director of SCCCL
Legal Challenges to Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan," New York Law Journal, September 11, 2014
Solving the CSO Conundrum: Green Infrastructure and the Unfulfilled Promise of Federal-Municipal Cooperation"
Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Donates $3.5 Million to Bolster Our Work; We’re Renamed Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Wall Street Journal Highlights Sabin Gift
• New Report:
Potential Liability for Climate-Related Measures Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership, by Meredith Wilensky (August 7, 2014)
Columbia Law School Establishes David Sive Memorial Fund with Gift from Sive, Paget & Riesel; Center for Climate Change Law Will Administer the Fund, Which Will Be Used to Support Environmental Law Lectures and Events
• ABA publishes second edition of Michael Gerrard’s
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND U.S. LAW
• Former visiting scholar Sam Nierop's research on "Envisioning resilient electrical infrastructure: A policy framework for incorporating future climate change into electricity sector planning," was published in
Environmental Science and Policy (May 2014)
Federalism Obstacles to Advancing Renewable Energy," New York Law Journal, May 8, 2014
• New brochure,
Environmental Law at Columbia
New Columbia Resource Tracks Implementation of the President's Climate Action Plan More publications are available . here Materials from past events are available here. Upcoming Events
October 21, 2014
Fighting from the Trenches: Climate Justice for Future Generation Featuring distinguished guest speaker Antonio A. Oposa Jr 12:10-1:00 pm Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102A
October 22, 2014
Origins of Environmental Law: Process, Issues, and Solutions 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501 Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Hayley Martinez at email@example.com . Registration
October 30, 2014
Would Japan’s Continued “Scientific Whaling” Constitute a Breach of International Law? 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: NYC Bar , 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 Registration Sign Up for Publications & Litigation Chart Updates For SCCCL publications and blog updates, click HERE For climate change litigation chart updates, click HERE Resources