Environmental Law Experts to Discuss Outcomes of 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit, Tuesday, January 26

Environmental law experts will discuss the successes and shortcomings of the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference during a January 26, 2010, Copenhagen Roundtable at Pace Law School. The panel of experts, which will include former New York Times science journalist Andrew Revkin, is unique for its diversity of professional backgrounds.

Contact: Crista Scaturro, (914) 422-4389, cscaturro@law.pace.edu

Cara Cea, (914) 773-3312, ccea@pace.edu

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PACE LAW SCHOOL HOSTS ROUNDTABLE ON COPENHAGEN SUMMIT

Hear from the experts who attended the climate negotiations on Tuesday, January 26

WHITE PLAINS, NY, January 22, 2010 – Environmental law experts will discuss the successes and shortcomings of the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference during a January 26, 2010, Copenhagen Roundtable at Pace Law School. The panel of experts, which will include former New York Times science journalist Andrew Revkin, is unique for its diversity of professional backgrounds.

Many of the panel participants attended the Copenhagen Summit in capacities as representatives from media, government and NGOs. Each attended different events and returned with varying perspectives. The roundtable will bring these myriad experiences and points of view together in one place for a stimulating discussion about where the world is headed post-Copenhagen, and what challenges and opportunities lay ahead.

WHO (including, but not limited to):

• Nicholas A. Robinson, Pace University Professor on the Environment and Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law

• James Van Nostrand, Executive Director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center

• Richard L. Ottinger, Dean Emeritus of Pace Law School, COP15 Delegate for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature

• Andrew C. Revkin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, New York Times COP15 reporter

WHAT: Copenhagen (COP15) Roundtable

WHERE: Pace Law School (Preston Hall, Tudor Room), 78 North Broadway, White Plains, NY

WHEN: Tuesday, January 26, 2009, at 4:45 pm; reception to follow

Media admission by press pass. Check-in required.

Founded in 1976, Pace University School of Law has over 7,000 alumni throughout the country and the world and is consistently ranked among the nation’s top three programs in environmental law. It offers full- and part-time day and evening JD programs on its White Plains, NY, campus and offers the Master of Laws degree in Environmental Law, Real Estate Law and Comparative Legal Studies, and a Doctor of Laws in environmental law. The School of Law is part of Pace University, a comprehensive, independent, and diversified university with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. www.law.pace.edu

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