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50% Renewable Energy x 2030

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016

Governor Andrew Cuomo has taken action to require 50 percent of the state's electricity supply to come from renewable resources like solar, wind, and hydro by 2030. This decarbonization is a central part of the state's efforts to fight climate change. At this event the principal architect of the program will discuss how it will be achieved, followed by commentaries by representatives of important elements of the energy industry and environmental community.

Sponsor: Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. Co-sponsors: Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia Law School Environmental Law Society, SIPA Environmental Coalition, and the Earth Institute of Columbia University

Speakers: Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York - Office of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo; Sergej Mahnovski, Director, Utility of the Future team - Consolidated Edison Co.; Anne Reynolds, Executive Director - Alliance for Clean Energy of New York; & Jackson Morris, Energy and Transportation Program - Natural Resources Defense Council

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

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Location: Columbia Law School, 435 West 116 Street @ Amsterdam Avenue

RSVP: Admission is free but registration is required. CLICK HERE

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