Michael Gerrard

Columbia Law School

Guest

Professor at Columbia Law School, Director of its Center for Climate Change Law and Chair of the faculty of Columbia University's Earth Institute

Michael Gerrard on KCRW

President Trump is finally fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo the Obama Clean Power Plan.

How Trump is reversing Obama's climate change actions

President Trump is finally fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo the Obama Clean Power Plan.

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President Trump has made federal policy out of denying climate change. But state, county and city laws and ordinances are still on the books.

Fighting climate change at the local level

President Trump has made federal policy out of denying climate change. But state, county and city laws and ordinances are still on the books.

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The promises of candidates during political campaigns are often made to be broken, but they do provide clues for voters who want to know what government might look like once the…

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