Abrams Env. Law Clinic, ACS and ELS Present: The Local Battle Against Climate Change

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 12:25pm - 1:30pm
Room I

The Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, American Constitution Society and the Environmental Law Society present a panel on local efforts to combat climate change: What can be done uniquely on a local level? What roles do the government, advocacy groups, and private corporations play? How do local efforts interact with state, federal, and global initiatives?

Jamie Ponce is the Chicago City Director for the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. In partnership with the Clinton Climate Initiative, Jamie works to drive economic and environmental benefits in the City of Chicago and across a network of global megacities.  He currently focuses on energy efficiency in commercial buildings, sustainable infrastructure finance, and market-driven resource stewar