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    From Blueprint to Bill: NYC's Building Emissions Law Webinar, July 17, 9:30-10:30am

  • 17 July 2019 To 27 June 2019
  • Start time : 09:30 AM
  • End time : 10:30 AM
  • Event Host : Urban Green
From Blueprint to Bill, Building Emissions Webinar
Event Description

Join Urban Green Council and World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) for a Global Exchanges Webinar about the process behind NYC's groundbreaking building emissions law. 

Urban Green policy experts will discuss what lessons and solutions could be used by Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) cities and states working in the Americas towards the same goal: energy efficiency in buildings.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Urban Green
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Russell Unger
      Chief Strategy Officer, Urban Green Council

      Russell helps ensure that Urban Green Council is positioned for maximum impact by leading the organization’s strategic planning efforts and advising on policy initiatives, including the Blueprint for Efficiency. As Urban Green’s founding Executive Director (2007-2017), he built and guided the organization’s innovative programs, cementing its place as a leader in advocacy, education and research. He was twice tapped by the City of New York to lead blue ribbon commissions – the Building Resiliency Task Force (2013) and the Green Codes Task Force (2008-2010). A lawyer by training, Russell previously worked at the New York City Council and Mayor’s Office, drafting and implementing many environmental laws.

      Christopher Halfnight
      Associate Director, Policy, Urban Green Council

      Chris works to advance Urban Green’s policy priorities with government and professional associations. He has experience in energy and water policy with the Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, and Conservation Law Foundation. Chris is a licensed lawyer in NY and Ontario, Canada, holding a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, and Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University, as well as a Master's in Environmental Management with a specialization in energy from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Webinar

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