Harnessing Momentum (Environmental Law)—New Haven, CT

Yale Environmental Law Association (YELA)

The Yale Environmental Law Association presents New Directions in Environmental Law 2015: Harnessing Momentum Feb. 28, 2015.

Convened against the backdrop of the People’s Climate March, the U.S.-China Climate Change and Clean Energy Commitment, and the upcoming COP 21 negotiations in Paris, this year’s conference, Harnessing Momentum, will discuss ways we can channel energy to make 21st Century environmental solutions a reality. It will examine innovative solutions and how we can engage new communities to build promises and collaborations. Mayor Toni Harp will deliver the opening address, rooting the conversation in local communities, while U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will deliver the keynote address, bringing the conversation to a national scale. In addition, the conference will take place in the lead up to Paris 2015, and will discuss cooperation across international lines.

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