Professor Katrina Fischer Kuh was mentioned in a New York Law Journal article regarding the Task Force on Global Warming, created by the New York State Bar Association to address the profound impact climate change is having on the natural environment and ecosystems.Professor Kuh is a member of the Task Force.
State Bar Task Force: 22 New York Actions to Address Climate Change
By Michael B. Gerrard
January 23, 2009
The new Obama administration is reversing eight years of federal refusal to take mandatory action to address climate change. However, the lower levels of government will continue to play central roles. States and municipalities are the principal regulators of building construction, land use, and electric utilities; they are major users of goods and services that generate greenhouse gases (GHGs) – and they have other key roles.