Debate: Nuclear Energy and Climate Change

Monday, November 29, 2010 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106

Ashley Rossi,

Event Description:
Speakers: Robert Alvarez, Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies, former Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of Energy; Peter Bradford, Adjunct Professor, Vermont Law School, former Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, former Chair, New York and Maine utility regulatory commissions; Barton Cowan, Visiting Professor, West Virginia University College of Law, of counsel, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC; Susan Eisenhower, Member, Blue Ribbon Commission for America's Nuclear Future, Chair Emeritus, Eisenhower Institute; Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Director, Columbia Center for Climate Change Law

The Earth Institute's Columbia Climate Center and the Columbia Center for Climate Change Law present "Debate: Nuclear Energy and Climate Change," with


Nuclear Proponents:

Nuclear Skeptics:


Should nuclear power be an important component of U.S. strategy to combat climate change? Join the Columbia Center for Climate Change Law for a lively debate on the pros and cons of expanding America's fleet of nuclear power plants.

Open to the registered public. RSVP is required.

This event will be webcast live, and a video will be posted on the Center for Climate Change Law web site. To RSVP for the webcast and receive login instructions, please e-mail

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