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Implementing New York's New Climate Law

October 23, 2019
DESCRIPTION: 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 Assembly Member 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

Co-hosted by Columbia Law School's Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, New York League of Conservation Voters, the office of New York Assembly Member Daniel O'Donnell, and The Earth Institute at Columbia University.

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