Past Event

Implementing New York's New Climate Law

October 23, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Jerome Greene Hall, 435 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 106
New York State’s nation-leading Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act will require drastic changes to our transportation, buildings, and energy sectors. This event will bring together experts across sectors to explore pathways to achieving carbon neutrality. PROGRAM: Welcome Julie Tighe, NY League of Conservation Voters President Opening Assemblymember Daniel O’Donnell PANEL 1: Curbing Emissions from New York’s Major Sectors Moderator: Michael Gerrard, Columbia Law School, Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law Panelists: Craig Schwitter, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) Jessica Ottney, The Nature Conservancy Jackson Morris, Natural Resources Defense Council Daniel Smith, Ameresco Kate Slevin, Regional Plan Association PANEL 2: Greening New York’s Economy Moderator: Malo Andre Hutson, Columbia GSAPP, Director of the Urban Planning Ph.D. Program Panelists: Cecil Corbin-Mark, WEACT for Environmental Justice Alfred Griffin, New York Green Bank David Hawkins, IUOE Local 94 Tonya Gayle, Green City Force There will be a short break for refreshments between the panels. Each panel will be followed by a Q&A. Co-hosted by Columbia Law School's Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, New York League of Conservation Voters, the office of New York Assemblymember Daniel O'Donnell, and The Earth Institute at Columbia University.

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