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Legal Frameworks For a Green New World: Breathing Life Into the Goals of the Green New Deal

Legal Frameworks For a Green New World: Breathing Life Into the Goals of the Green New Deal


Volume 44 of Vermont Law Review is hosting its annual Symposium to explore the issues and promises surrounding the Green New Deal. Our panelists will discuss and critique the plethora of policy options surrounding the Green New Deal’s implementation. The topics of the panels are Decarbonizing the Economy: Using Policy to Realize the Renewable Future of America’s Energy Industry, The Frontline: Why There is No Green New Deal without Environmental Justice and Redress, and Defragmenting Justice: The Regulatory and Policy Pathways and Roadblocks to a Green New Deal.


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Panels:

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

9:30 to 10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Tom McHenry, President and Dean, Vermont Law School
Jennifer K. Rushlow, Director of the Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School
– Sarah Puzzo JD’20, Symposium Editor, Vermont Law Review

10 to 11:30 a.m. Panel I: “Decarbonizing the Economy: Using Policy to Realize the Renewable Future of America’s Energy Industry”
Moderator: Kevin B. Jones, Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School 

Panelists:
Steven Ferrey | Professor of Law, Suffolk Law School
Elizabeth McDonald | Professor of Law, University of Newcastle School of Law
Jonas Monast | Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law

12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Panel II: “The Frontline: Why There is No Green New Deal Without Environmental Justice and Redress”
Moderator: Jennifer K. Rushlow, Director of the Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School

Panelists:
Gabe Pacyniak | Professor of Law, University of New Mexico School of Law
Julian Brave NoiseCat | Director of Green New Deal Strategy, Data for Progress
Andrea Freeman | Professor of Law, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, William S. Richardson School of Law

2:15 to 2:45 p.m. Afternoon Break and Refreshments

2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Panel III: “Defragmenting Justice: The Regulatory and Policy Pathways and Roadblocks to a Green New Deal”
Moderator: Laurie Beyranevand, Director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, Vermont Law School

Panelists:
J.B. Ruhl | Co-director of the Energy, Environment and Land Use Program, Vanderbilt University Law School (via Skype)
James Salzman | Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
Alice Kaswan | Professor of Law, University of San Francisco School of Law
Nicholas Bryner | Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Paul M. Herbert Law Center

4:15 to 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Andrew Hammond JD’20, Symposium Editor, Vermont Law Review
Sarah Puzzo JD’20, Symposium Editor, Vermont Law Review

5:00 p.m. Closed Reception in Yates

 

 

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