Legal Solutions to Coastal Climate Change Adaptation in Connecticut

Conference Date: February 10, 2012. Time: 8am to 4pm. 

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Presentations are available-download below

Conference Location: University of Connecticut School of Law, 55 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, Connecticut

Key Issues covered by the conference: The conference presentations and discussions aim to enhance understanding and promote discussion of cutting-edge policy and legal approaches to climate change adaptation in coastal areas, with potential application to Connecticut. Featured Speaker: US Senator Richard Blumenthal (Connecticut)

Sponsors:  The Legal Solutions to Coastal Climate Change Adaptation in Connecticut Conference is funded through the generous support of the National Sea Grant Law Center, Connecticut Sea Grant, the Connecticut Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and the UConn School of Law Center for Energy and Environmental Law.

Program: Download PDF here.

Power Point Presentations from the conference in PDF (click on blue titles):

Keynote Presentation 1
Panel 1: State and Municipal Strategies for Climate Adaptation

Contact: Dr. Syma Ebbin, Connecticut Sea Grant College Program, University of Connecticut, syma.ebbin@uconn.edu, 860 405-9278

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Conference Photos

Panel 1 photo

Panel 1 Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Tony MacDonald

Tony MacDonald