2017 Events

Click the links below to see details for each event, including presentations and videos

December 2017

Climate Change Symposium, Teatown Reservation, Ossining, NY, December 9, 2017, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Climate Change Impacts: Relocation to Safer Ground”, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

November 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 9:30-11 AM, Where Next on Climate? U.S.-China Energy and Climate Collaboration in the Xi-Trump Era, Columbia University, International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street. For information and to register, click here.

October 2017

Can Fossil Fuel Companies Be Held Liable for Climate Change? October 23, 2017, Columbia Law School

Book launch, “The Climate Swerve” by Robert Jay Lifton, discussion with Michael Gerrard, October 18, 7:00 pm, details available here

Awakening Our Democracy – Climate Change and Activism, Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 12 – 1:30 pm

The Why and How of an International Covenant on the Right of Human Beings to the Environment, Thursday, October 5, 2017, 12 – 1 pm, Columbia Law School

September 2017

Third David Sive Memorial Lecture: Gina McCarthy, Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:15 – 8:15 pm, Columbia Law School

Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment, Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

Offshore Wind in New York: What’s Next?Monday, September 187-99 pm, Columbia Law School

A Sustainable Planet For All: Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, Friday, September 15, 2017, 3 – 5 pm

 July 2017

The Trump Administration and Greenhouse Gas Policy and Regulation, Webinar on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET

June 2017

Green Finance: Leveraging Investment for Environmental Protection, June 6, 2017 at Jerome Greene Hall, 8:30 AM – 10AM

Webinar: Climate Change Laws of the World – global trends in legislation and litigation, webinar on June 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM – 11 AM ET; Climate Change Laws of the World Webinar Video

Conference at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Eighteenth Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers, in Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 31 – June 2, 2017

May 2017

Deep Decarbonization: The Legal and Economic Framework, May 11, 2017 at the Environmental Law Institute

April 2017

Conference for Lawyers on Climate Change, April 28, 2017 at American University in Washington, DC.

Climate Solutions: Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States, April 17, 2017

Using Green Infrastructure for Climate Change Adaptation and Hazard Mitigation, April 13, 2017

Theological Perspectives on Climate Change and the Law, April 6, 2017; youtube video

International Law and the Trump Administration: A Live Online Briefing Series, April 5, 2017

March 2017

ProPublica Facebook Live Chat with Jessica Wentz regarding Trump’s Executive Order on climate change and our climate deregulation tracker, March 28, 2017. Here is the youtube video.

The Trump Effect on Environmental Law: What It Means For New York, Webinar Presentation on March 22, 2017

New York Sea Level Rise Projections: Implications for Law, Land Use, Buildings and Infrastructure, March 20, 2017

2017 Climate Change Symposium, March 7, 2017

February 2017

What lies ahead? Trade, Investment and Climate Change under the Trump Administration, Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:00-8:30 pm

New York State Environmental Year in Review, Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 8:30-10:00 am.