Implementing New York’s New Climate Law

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 @ 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106
Oct 23
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 @ 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106
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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.


With a welcome by New York League of Conservation Voters President
Julie Tighe and introductory remarks by NY State Assemblymember
Daniel O’Donnell, the event will consist of two panels, with a short break
in between for refreshments.

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

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