Speaking of Science | The 2018 United Nations Climate Change Summit: A Journey on Climate, Conflict, and Human Rights
Where: New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W. 64th St.
212-874-5210 Price: $5 for non-members and free for NYSEC members
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Presenter: Profesor Joseph A. Siegel, Pace University Program in Environmental Law.
Professor Siegel attended the 24th United Nations climate change summit in Katowice, Poland in December 2018 as a member of the Climate Change Policy Project of Mediators Beyond Borders International, a United Nations observer organization. He will discuss the negotiations in Katowice in the context of climate change impacts and human rights. He will also address opportunities for climate change-related conflict prevention and collaboration.
Joe Siegel is a climate change and air pollution expert with thirty years of experience in policy, regulatory development, permitting, litigation and enforcement. He has been at the forefront of climate change mitigation and adaptation law and policy. In addition to being an experienced environmental advocate, Joe is a mediator and facilitator who seeks to build bridges between diverse stakeholders and arrive at collaborative solutions. He has applied these approaches to a wide variety of environmental matters, including climate change, sustainability, environmental justice, estuaries, and water pollution. Joe is also a frequent speaker and writer on climate change and environmental collaboration and conflict resolution.
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