EPIC and the USD Environmental Law Society Present Climate Change Lecture Series Presents John L. Geesman
The Energy Policy Challenges California Will Face
in Implementing California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32)
California Energy Commissioner John Geesman will discuss the energy policy challenges that California will face in implementing Assembly Bill 32, which seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
Thursday, November 8, 2007
4:30 p.m., with reception to follow
School of Leadership & Education Sciences Auditorium
Admission is free of charge but reservations are required.
RSVP at (619) 260-6848 or at email@example.com.
The University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that this activity is approved for one hour of general credit.
John L. Geesman
John L. Geesman was originally appointed to the California Energy Commission in 2002 to fill an unexpired term. He was reappointed to a full five-year term by Governor Gray Davis on December 31, 2002, and confirmed by the Senate. Commissioner Geesman serves as presiding member of the Energy Commission’s renewables and facility siting committees. He is an associate member on several other committees including the Integrated Energy Policy Report Committee. From 1983 to 2002, Geesman was an investment banker specializing in the debt markets and served as chairman of the California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, chairman of the board of governors of the California Power Exchange and as a member of the board of governors of the California Independent System Operator. In November 2006, he was elected co-chairman of the board of directors of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), having served previously on its advisory board.
EPIC (Energy Policy Initiatives Center) at the University of San Diego School of Law
EPIC is an academic and research center of the University of San Diego School of Law that studies how energy policy issues affect the San Diego County region and California. EPIC integrates research and analysis, law school study and public education, and provides legal and policy expertise and information about efficient and environmentally responsible solutions to our future energy needs.
Environmental Law Society
The University of San Diego Environmental Law Society (ELS) strives to expose students to all facets of environmental practice and sponsors discussions on current issues in environmental law. ELS encourages its members to gain practical experience by offering many opportunities to work with local attorneys on pro bono environmental cases. The main goal of the ELS is to give students a feel for what it is like to practice in this field.