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Forum – Climate Change: The Rules are Changing – Apr 25

Sponsored by The Center for Law and Policy (CELP)EarthJusticeFuturewise and
Seattle University

8:25 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Seattle University School of Law
Sullivan Hall, Room 109
901 12th Avenue (12th & Columbia)
Seattle, Washington 98122

Current changes and challenges in policies, standards and regulations will be addressed at local, state, and national levels (and internationally as they impact Washington).  Areas of focus will include: shoreline development, public trust litigation; and legal standing status.
[7.0 CLE credits (including 1.0 ethics) (WSBA pending)]

Program
Registration opens at 8:00; program starts at 8:25
 
The Keystone Principle & the UN Convention on Climate Change
KC Golden, Climate Solutions
 
Atmospheric Trust Litigation
Andrea Rodgers Harris, Western Environmental Law Center
Mary Sue Wilson, Washington Attorney General’s Office
 
Ocean Acidification Petition related to Water Quality Standards
Mickey Moritz, Center for Biological Diversity
 
Ethics
John Strait, Seattle University School of Law
 
GHG emissions and climate change: Standing & other issues
Janette Brimmer, EarthJustice
Mary Sue Wilson, Washington Attorney General’s Office
 
Achieving GHG emissions reductions through land use and transportation planning
Larry Phillips, King County Councilmember
Jeff Eustis, Aramburu & Eustis, LLP
Karen Wolf, King County Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget
 
Healthy Shorelines: a legal framework for adapting naturally to rising seas
Kyle A. Loring, Staff Attorney, Friends of the San Juans
Ian Miller, Washington SeaGrant
 
5:00 Adjourn

Registration
General Registration: $225 ($195 early bird until April 11)
SU Law Alumni Class 2010 and earlier: $195 ($175 early bird until April 11)
Members of EarthJustice and CELP and Futurewise: $195 ($175 early bird until April 11)
SU Law Alumni Classes 2011, 2012 and 2013: $125
Non-attorney NGO staff: $100
Live Webcast registration: $225 ($195 early bird until April 11)