Press Release

Media Advisory: Multipart Series Empowering Advocates and Regulators With Data to Tackle the Climate Emergency

Bringing experts, policymakers, and advocates together to look at the latest climate physical risk data and tools and discuss how regulators and advocates can help address the ongoing climate crisis.


New York, NY — Join us for the launch of a 3‑part series enti­tled See­ing the Dan­gers Ahead: How Reg­u­la­tors and Advo­cates Can Har­ness Phys­i­cal and Finan­cial Risk Data to Tack­le the Cli­mate Emer­gency, begin­ning Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 1. This series is meant to pro­vide reg­u­la­tors and advo­cates with tools they need to help address the ongo­ing cli­mate cri­sis. Tuesday’s event will look at the lat­est cli­mate phys­i­cal risk data and tools. Mass­a­chu­setts Attor­ney Gen­er­al Mau­ra Healey will join us as keynote speak­er. Part 2 will pro­vide an intro­duc­tion to cli­mate finan­cial risks and the role of reg­u­la­tors, and Part 3 is a look at using these tools to pro­mote resilience and envi­ron­men­tal jus­tice in deci­sion mak­ing.

What: Vir­tu­al 3‑part series with a pan­el of experts from many dif­fer­ent sec­tors focused on cli­mate research, econ­o­my and risk assess­ment, and cli­mate resilience to name a few. Host­ed by the State Ener­gy and Envi­ron­men­tal Impact Cen­ter, Wood­well Cli­mate Research Cen­ter and the Mass­a­chu­setts Office of the Attor­ney Gen­er­al.

When:

  • Part 1: Feb­ru­ary 1, 2022 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET
  • Part 2: Feb­ru­ary 15, 2022 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET
  • Part 3: March 1, 2022 1:00pm — 2:30pm ET

Where: via Zoom. Please reg­is­ter for any of the dates.

Why: With cli­mate change com­pound­ing the risks com­mu­ni­ties face on an ongo­ing basis, the series is designed to illus­trate the ben­e­fits of using hard data to devel­op poli­cies that mit­i­gate the effects of cli­mate change.

See here for more infor­ma­tion and speak­ers bio for all three events.

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The State Ener­gy & Envi­ron­men­tal Impact Cen­ter at the NYU School of Law is a non-par­ti­san aca­d­e­m­ic cen­ter ded­i­cat­ed to the study and sup­port of state attor­neys gen­er­al in their work defend­ing and pro­mot­ing for clean ener­gy, cli­mate and envi­ron­men­tal laws and poli­cies. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it our web­site.