Environmental Law 34th Annual Spring Super Symposium
Tuesday, March 18, 2021
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
2.75 hours of CLE Credit
Note: CLE Certificates will be emailed 7-10 business days after the webinar
Please join the LACBA Environmental Law Section for a virtual symposium discussing the legal and technological implications of potential adaptions to our changing world. The Spring Super Symposium will feature Michael Feuer, City Attorney for the City of Los Angeles, as its keynote speaker.
2:00 – 2:05: Introduction and Welcome
2:05 – 3:05: Transition to Electrification: Challenges and Obstacles
California’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality statewide (EO-B-55-18) and in the electricity grid (SB-100) is intensifying the shift to renewable energy resources, including the increased use of electrification. This panel will discuss the challenges posed by a statewide push towards electrification, including the technological, regulatory, economic, and legal hurdles for the southern California utilities that must respond and adapt to the state’s policies.
3:10 – 3:55: Keynote Speaker: Michael Feuer, City Attorney for the City of Los Angeles
4:00 – 5:00: Geoengineering: The Legal Challenges of Climate Mitigation
Geoengineering encompasses a broad spectrum of proposed large-scale, deliberate interventions to mitigate or even reverse climate change. As geoengineering gains prominence as a means to counter climate change and its consequences, it brings numerous potential legal issues. This panel explores the current challenges of undertaking geoengineering projects and the legal issues that may be on the horizon.
Environmental Law Section Members
Once you have completed your LACBA registration, on the date of the event you will receive a link from Zoom that will allow you to join the webinar directly. In order to receive participatory CLE credit, registrants must participate in the webinar via Zoom. LACBA cannot provide CLE credit to those who only listen to the program audio by phone. Individuals wishing to receive CLE credit must register independently.
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You will receive a certificate of attendance via email in 7-10 business days.
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