FridayHLS in the World:

The Remarkable Evolution of American Environmental Law from Nixon to Trump and Beyond

Oct 27|11:00am - 12:30pm
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Some of the world’s most pressing problems concern environmental protection, climate change, and energy policy. Is American environmental law robust enough to respond to these challenges? What does the future hold with a new administration? Has American leadership on global environmental issues reached its zenith? These and other pressing questions about the past and future of environmental law are addressed by a distinguished panel of former senior government officials: A. James Barnes, Gina McCarthy, and Bill Reilly. The discussion is be moderated by Professor Jody Freeman.

Featuring:
Jody Freeman LL.M. '91 S.J.D. '95 Archibald Cox Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Richard Lazarus '79 Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
A. James Barnes '67 Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs and Professor of Law, Indiana University-Bloomington
Gina McCarthy Faculty, Harvard Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School
William K. Reilly '65 Senior Advisor, TPG Capital; Former Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency