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

When:

April 18, 2019

Where:

Host sites/individual webcast


ELI Co-Sponsored Event

On April 18, 2019, a group of leading lawyers and law professors will convene 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 will all be linked by live video/audio feeds. This is the third year in a row for this national conference on this important subject. This year’s conference will feature leading experts addressing the most important aspects of the climate crisis from a legal perspective. The conference will also address ways in which lawyers can work to make a difference on this subject of grave concern to our well-being and future.

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

Topics include:

  • 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