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This EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Accountability for Climate Change Harms in New Jersey: Scientific, Legal and Policy Perspectives

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Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 3:30

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Tuesday, March 10, 2020. 3:30PM. Accountability for Climate Change Harms in New Jersey: Scientific, Legal and Policy Perspectives. Bob Kopp, Rutgers University; Brenda Ekwurzel, Union of Concerned Scientists; Jonathan Abady, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP; Randall Abate, Urban Coast Institute; New Jersey State Senator Vin Gopal; Zach McCue, deputy state director for U.S. Sen. Cory Booker. Sponsored by Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute, Climate Integrity Project, and the Union of Concerned Scientists. More information here

 

This event is intended to educate the state’s legal and policy communities and the public on local climate impacts and associated costs now facing communities and taxpayers, and to initiate a dialogue on the growing trend of climate damages litigation in the U.S. Panelists will discuss the extent of climate harms in New Jersey as well as the scientific basis for holding the fossil fuel industry accountable for them. Panelists will also offer legal and community perspectives on damages litigation as a means to shift some of the burden from taxpayers to polluters.

Location  Wilson Hall Auditorium, Monmouth University