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Climate Change is Focus of Daylong Westchester Conference: On Friday, September 12, 2014 at Pace Law School

Sep 05, 2014 04:33PM

Pace Law School in White Plains

On Friday, September 12, 2014, the Center for Environmental Legal Studies at Pace University Law School and the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County present a daylong conference on the impact of climate change in the area. The conference, which is open local officials and members of the public, will be held at the New York State Judicial Institute on the Pace Law School campus in White Plains, NY.

Keynote speakers Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig of the NASA Goddard Space Center and Professor Michael Gerrard from the Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School will be among those discussing local climate change threats and outlining solutions and strategies to address them. Specific topics include coastal resiliency, regional examples of solutions and strategies, microgrids and ways to achieve more energy independence. To register, visit Eventbrite.com/e/westchester-climate-change-summit-tickets-11887444667.

Pace Law School is located at 78 N. Broadway in White Plains, NY. For more information, call the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County at 914.422.4053 or email [email protected]