Past Events

2007


Global Warming and the SEC:
Should Companies be Required to Disclose More About Global Warming Risks?

On Friday, November 30th, the Georgetown Environmental Law & Policy Institute, together with the Georgetown Environmental Law Society, hosted a panel discussion on a petition that a coalition of major institutional investors, asset management firms, the New York Attorney General, Ceres and Environmental Defense filed earlier this fall with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The petition requests that the SEC issue guidance on the obligations of public companies to disclose financial risks they face from climate change and greenhouse gas regulations. View the petition.

The panelists included:
Roel C. Campos, Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
Sean Donahue, Partner, Donahue & Goldberg LLP
Kevin A. Ewing, Partner, Bracewell & Giuliani
Julie Gorte, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing, Pax World Mngmt. Corp.
Donald C. Langevoort, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Richard Rosenzweig, Managing Director, Natsource

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Global Warming and the Clean Air Act in the Supreme Court
On Monday, April 2, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the environment in both Massachusetts v. EPA and Environmental Defense v. Duke Energy. GELPI co-sponsored a panel event to discuss the decisions.
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2006


Global Warming in the Supreme Court: Massachusettes v. EPA
On November 29, 2006, GELPI co-sponsored a post oral argument briefing on Massachussettes v. EPA, the first Supreme Court case directly related to global warming.

Panelists included:

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Global Warming in the Courts: An Overview of Current Litigation and Common Legal Issues.
On November 10, GELPI hosted a program on Massachusettes v. EPA and other global warming litigation, all analyzed in the Institute's newest report: "Global Warming in the Courts: An Overview of Current Litigation and Common Legal Issues."

Panelists Included:

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The Clean Air Act in the Supreme Court: The Duke Energy Case
On November 1, GELPI co-sponsored a panel discussion following the Supreme Court oral argument in the Duke Energy Clean Air Act case.

Panelists included:

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The Clean Water Act in the Supreme Court: The Rapanos and Carabell Decisions
On June 20, GELPI hosted an expert panel discussion on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Rapanos v. United States and Carabell v. Army Corps of Engineers.

Panelists included:

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"Litigating Takings" Conferences from Past Years

The Eleventh Annual Litigating Takings, Stanford University, Fall 2008
Tenth Annual Litigating Takings, University of South Carolina, Fall 2007
Ninth Annual Litigating Takings, UC Berkeley, Fall 2006
Eighth Annual Litigating Takings, Harvard University, Fall 2005
Seventh Annual Litigating Takings, UCLA, Fall 2004
Sixth Annual Litigating Takings, Fordham University, Fall 2003
Fifth Annual Litigating Takings, University of California - Berkeley, Fall 2002

 


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