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What Can the Green New Deal Learn From Environmental Law?

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Join the Frizzell Speaker and Learning Series, UChicago Program on the Global Environment, and the The University of Chicago Law School for:

What Can the Green New Deal Learn From Environmental Law?
A Conversation with Professor Ann E. Carlson

Ann Carlson is the Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law and the Faculty Co-Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law. She is a leading scholar of climate change and air pollution law and policy, the co-author of a top casebook on Environmental Law (with Dan Farber and William Boyd), and the co-editor, with Dallas Burtraw, of a forthcoming book from Cambridge University Press, Lessons from the Clean Air Act: Building Durability and Flexibility into U.S. Climate and Energy Policy. She has published numerous articles in leading law reviews, including California, Harvard, Michigan, Northwestern, and UCLA. Carlson is currently serving as the Speaker of the California Assembly’s representative to the Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee. She is a frequent media commentator and blogs at Legal Planet. She is the recipient of the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, the Eby Award for the Art of Teaching and the Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching, and is the 2017 University of California Sustainability Champion. Carlson is a magna cum laude graduate of both UC Santa Barbara and Harvard Law School.

After her talk, Ann will be joined by Professor Mark Templeton, Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago, to field questions from the audience.