After the Flood 2 – Climate Change Adaptation and the Region’s Energy and Land Use Challenges
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
There is no charge for this program. Register
The popular press and local government continue to focus on climate change, its impacts on the region, and adaptation challenges. This panel of experts will explore what lies ahead. This program will focus on related challenges and opportunities associated with the region’s energy infrastructure, land use issues, and the environmental impact review process.
Moderator: MICHAEL B. GERRARD, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice; Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
Speakers: LEAH COHEN, Policy Advisor, Mayor’s Office on Long Term Planning and Sustainability; CARLOS TORRES, Vice President for Emergency Management, Con Edison; EDNA SUSSMAN, NYC Panel on Climate Change; Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Fordham Law School; KEVIN HEALY, NYC Panel on Climate Change; Bryan Cave LLP; CAROLINE HARRIS, NYC Panel on Climate Change; Goldman Harris LLC
Sponsored by: Committee on Environmental Law, Jeffrey Gracer, Chair; Committee on International Environmental Law, Mary Lyndon, Chair; Committee on Energy, Clarke Bruno, Chair
Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)