Can Law Save Us From Climate Change?

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:

Washington Governor and Presidential Candidate, Jay Inslee
U.S. Senator Ed Markey
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
Noted climate scientist Prof. Michael Mann (keynote speaker)

For the complete list of speakers, go to www.calltothebar.org

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
Environmental Justice
100% Clean Energy Future

When:

April 18, 2019; 11:00 am – 6:00 pm EDT

Where:

You can join online. Or you can join other participants at one of the conference locations

Conference locations:

Washington, D.C
Orlando, FL
Chicago, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Raleigh, NC
Eugene, OR
Portland, OR
Albuquerque, NM
New York, NY

You can host a location in your city. All locations will be joined by live video/audio feed.

The event will be open to the public in person and over the Internet for free.

Register now at http://www.climatechangecle.org/#register

Learn more:

For more information, go to www.calltothebar.org

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The 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

When:
April 18, 2019; 11:00 am – 6:00 pm EDT

Where:
Locations across the United States. You can host a location in your city. All locations will be joined by live video/audio feed.

The event will be open to the public in person and over the Internet for free.

Register now at http://www.climatechangecle.org/#register


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.

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.