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Holding Fossil Fuel Companies Liable for Climate Change Harms


Holding Fossil Fuel Companies Liable for Climate Change Harms

Union of Concerned Scientists and the UCLA School of Law Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment invite you to a stimulating conversation exploring whether and how the fossil fuel industry can be held liable for the harms climate change is inflicting on communities.

Opening Reception with Refreshments at 5:15 p.m. PST.
Panel Begins at 6:00 p.m. PST.

The event is free, but registration is required. Please register today to attend in person or to receive information on joining a live webcast.

• Featured Remarks by Hon. Cristina Garcia, Assemblymember, California's 58th District
• Keynote Address by Bill McKibben, author and environmentalist, founder of 350.org, and Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, VT (via Skype)
• Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy, Union of Concerned Scientists
• Ann Carlson, Shirley Shapiro professor of environmental law, and inaugural faculty director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA School of Law
• Honorable Serge Dedina, mayor of Imperial Beach, California, and executive director of the nonprofit organization Wildcoast
• Alex Hall, professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and director of the Center for Climate Change Solutions at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sus•tainability
• Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists, will provide closing remarks.

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