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After the Flood

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012

After the Flood - Climate Change Adaptation in New York City

In recent years, the debate over climate change has broadened from how to avoid the worst impacts to how to adapt to those changes that are no longer avoidable. New York City is at the forefront of climate adaptation efforts, and this panel of experts will discuss the City’s plans and future adaptation opportunities, focusing on the region’s energy infrastructure, land use planning, and the environmental impact review process.

Co-Sponsors: New York City Bar Association’s Environmental Law, International Environmental Law' Land Use, Planning and Zoning, and Energy Committees, & the Columbia Center for Climate Change Law

Speakers:
Leah Cohen, Policy Advisor, Mayor’s Office on Long Term Planning and Sustainability
Caroline Harris, Member, New York City Panel on Climate Change & Partner, Goldman Harris LLC
Kevin Healy, Member, New York City Panel on Climate Change & Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Edna Sussman, Member, New York City Panel on Climate Change & Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Fordham Law School; and
Carlos Torres, Vice President for Emergency Management, Con Edison

Moderator
Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice & Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School

Tuesday, November 20, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Location: New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street

RSVP: The event is open to the public and free of charge. Register online at: NYC Bar Assocation

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