3rd National Conference of Lawyers Committed to Addressing the Climate Emergency

April 18, 2019 11:00 am — 6:00 pm
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ELI Co-Sponsored Event

On April 18, 2019, a group of leading lawyers and law professors convened in person at locations across the United States to discuss the problem of climate change and the role of lawyers in advancing solutions. The locations were all linked by live video/audio feeds. This was the third year in a row for this national conference on this important subject. This year’s conference featured leading experts addressing the most important aspects of the climate crisis from a legal perspective. The conference also addressed ways in which lawyers can work to make a difference on this subject of grave concern to our well-being and future.

Speakers included: Washington Governor and U.S. Presidential Candidate, Jay Inslee; U.S. Senator Ed Markey; U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch; and Prof. Michael Mann

Topics included:

  • 100% Clean Energy Future
  • Putting a Price on Carbon
  • The Green New Deal
  • Deep Decarbonization
  • Non-Governmental Solutions
  • Communicating about Climate Change
  • Organizing our Efforts
  • Getting to Work