The Environmental Stakes in the 2012 Election

Professor Michael Gerrard and other Experts to Discuss Key Environmental Issues

New York, Sept. 10, 2012—Environmental and energy issues have been largely overlooked in the coverage of the 2012 elections, yet they could be among those most affected by the elections’ results. Senior environmental lawyers and policy experts will discuss the key environmental issues at stake in the upcoming elections, including the impacts of those issues on the presidential race and the environmental challenges facing the next administration and Congress. 

WHEN: Sept. 11, 2012       
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street, New York City

  • Kenneth Berlin, Retired Partner and former head of the Environmental and Climate Change Practice Group, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • John C. Cruden, President, Environmental Law Institute (moderator)
  • Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School
  • Raymond B. Ludwiszewski, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
  • Mark McIntosh, Former General Counsel, Council on Environmental Quality

The event is co-sponsored by the Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law, the Environmental Law Institute, the New York City Bar Environmental Law Committee, and the International Environmental Law Committee.

For further information, contact Melodie DeMulling of the Environmental Law Institute at 202-939-3808 or [email protected].