September 9, 2010 10:46 Age: 4 yrs

Emory Law Hosts Lecture with Climate Law Expert

Emory Law will host a lecture with climate law expert Vicki Arroyo 85C of Georgetown University at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, in room 5B. Arroyo will lead a discussion with Professor William W. Buzbee's Environmental Law class on “Climate Change Regulation: The Federalism Battle Over Federal and State Roles." The lecture will examine state climate regulation initiatives and debates over state and local climate regulation roles.

Arroyo is executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center and a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. She previously served at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, most recently as vice president for domestic policy and general counsel. Since 1998, she directed the center’s domestic policy program as well as managing its work on science, environmental impacts and economics. She also served as managing editor of the Pew Center’s book, Climate Change: Science, Strategies, and Solutions.

Arroyo has taught courses on environmental policy and climate change at Catholic University, George Mason University’s graduate public policy program and Tulane Law School. She is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Harvard's Kennedy School and Emory College.

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