Dr. Mike Gerrard on Environmental Law and Climate Change

Topic: Environmental Law and Climate Change

Field and Institution: Law, Columbia University – Columbia Law School

Bio: Professor Gerrard is the Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at the Columbia Law School, where he is also Director of the Center for Climate Change Law. He has been both a scholar and a practitioner of environmental law for over the past 3 decades, and he’s published many influential works on law and climate change, including a number of popular books such as Global Climate Change and U.S. Law, and The Law of Green Buildings. Professor Gerrard currently teaches environmental law and climate change law at Columbia University.

Books and Articles Mentioned:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/30/opinion/30mon4.html?_r=1

http://www.law.columbia.edu/media_inquiries/news_events/2010/August2010/drowningnations

http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2010/12/07/the-marshall-islands-question-does-a-vanished-nation-have-legal-rights/

Professor Gerrard’s Top Three:

1. Robert Caro, “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York.”

2. John McPhee

3. Stephen Jay Gould

4. Thomas Friedman

5. Paul Krugman


 

Intro/Outro music: Basspartout, “New Horizons,” AudioJungle.

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