Topic: The current status of U.S. federal regulations concerning greenhouse gas emissions
Lecturer: Michael B. Gerrard（Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice）
Host: Professor Li Yanfang from Renmin Law School
Date: Jan.9th, 2014, Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30
Venue: Room 725, Mingde Law Building
Brief Introduction of the Lecturer:
Michael B. Gerrard teaches courses on environmental law, climate change law, and energy law, and is director of the Center for Climate Change Law of Columbia Law School. Gerrard twice received the Association of American Publishers' Best Law Book award for works on environmental law and brownfields. He has written or edited eleven books, including Global Climate Change and U.S. Law, the leading work in its field and the twelve-volume Environmental Law Practice Guide. His ninth book, The Law of Clean Energy: Efficiency and Renewables, was published in 2011. His tenth book, The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change: U.S. and International Aspects, was published in September 2012. His eleventh book, Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate, was published in 2013. Since 1986 he has been an environmental law columnist for the New York Law Journal.
(by Hu Shanchen)