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.
Julie Tighe, NY League of Conservation Voters President
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
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
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.