Implementing Climate Change Polilcy: Looking Forward to the Hard Part
Feb. 5, 2010
All materials from the two-day conference are available here.
ACCO Webinar Series Climate Change in the Courts: A Look at How Litigation is Shaping Policy and Business Risks
April 27, 2010
Vicki Arroyo – Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center
Michael Gerrard – Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Scott Schang – Vice President, Environmental Law Institute
As Federal policymakers debate the merits of prospective climate change and energy legislation, an emerging series of battles is taking place in state and Federal courts. A combination of common law nuisance litigation matters, policy measures emanating from the Supreme Court’s ruling in Massachusetts vs. EPA, and questions concerning the appropriate roles of state and federal government entities.
On April 27, the Association of Climate Change Officers and BNA invite you to a discussion featuring leading climate change environmental law scholars from the Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law, Georgetown Climate Center and the Environmental Law Institute. Our panelists will discuss:
the nature and status of pending cases,
challenges faced by litigants, and
consequences if litigation is successful.
Global Warming: Climate Change and the Law
March 4-5, 2010
Fourth Annual Course of Study, Cosponsored by the Environmental Law Institute