Symposium


The Columbia Journal of Environmental Law hosts its annual Climate Change Symposium each spring, featuring presentations by two authors selected for publication in the Journal’s special Symposium Issue. To be considered for the Climate Change Symposium issue, articles may be submitted at any time through the Journal’s standard submissions process.

The 2019 Climate Change Symposium will take place on Tuesday, March 12th from 5pm to 7pm in Room 101, Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School. The Symposium will feature the following presentations:

Daniel Walters, “Climate Detour: Animal Agriculture Liability for Climatic Nuisance as a Path Forward for Climate Change Litigation,” with comments and discussion led by Peter Lehner of Earthjustice.

Myanna Dellinger, “Post-Jesner Climate Change Lawsuits Under the Alien Tort Statute,” with comments and discussion led by Professor Cymie Payne of Rutgers Law School.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register here.

The Symposium will be followed by the Environmental Law Student and Alumni Reception at 7pm in the Case Lounge, 7th Floor, Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School. Please RSVP here.