LAWYERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Third National Conference of Lawyers Committed to Addressing the Climate Emergency

April 18, 2019 | Locations Across the United States

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LAWYERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Third National Conference of Lawyers Committed to Addressing the Climate Emergency

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: U.S. Senator Ed Markey, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, and Prof. Michael Mann

Topics include:

  • The Green New Deal
  • Carbon Pricing as a Key Solution
  • Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization
  • Voluntary/Market-based Decarbonization Initiatives
  • How Can You Take Action on the Climate Crisis

Register for The Third National Conference of Lawyers Committed to Addressing the Climate Emergency on April 18, 2019

A Call to the Bar: Lawyers for Common Sense on Climate Change (www.calltothebar.org) is a nationwide, nonpartisan, nonprofit group of lawyers, law professors, law students, and citizens dedicated to engaging lawyers and the legal community in the fight for common sense solutions to this critical problem facing all of us.

Read our Statement of Mission, Principles, and Plan.

The Third National Conference of Lawyers Committed to Addressing the Climate Emergency will be multi-site and hosted on the Internet, with no central location. We are actively recruiting sites for the conference. If you would like to organize a site in your community, please contact us at info@calltothebar.org.

CLE Provided by the American University Washington College of Law

4.5 credit CLE available with one ethics credit subject to a $220 fee unless waived upon request for hardship

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We are grateful for the financial and/or in-kind support of the following

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