Speaker: Joseph Siegel, Pace University Program in Environmental Law
Professor Siegel attended the 24th United Nations Climate Change Summit as a member of the Climate Change Policy Project of Mediators Beyond Borders International. He will discuss the summit negotiations as they relate to climate change impacts and human rights, and he will also address opportunities for climate change-related conflict prevention and collaboration.
Joe Siegel is a climate change and air pollution expert with thirty years of experience in policy, regulatory development, permitting, litigation and enforcement. He has been at the forefront of climate change mitigation and adaptation law and policy. In addition to being an experienced environmental advocate, Joe is a mediator and facilitator who seeks to build bridges between diverse stakeholders and arrive at collaborative solutions. He has applied these approaches to a wide variety of environmental matters, including climate change, sustainability, environmental justice, estuaries, and water pollution. Joe is also a frequent speaker and writer on climate change and environmental collaboration and conflict resolution.