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Acting as if Tomorrow Matters: Climate Change Realities and Opportunities

  • 04 Apr 2013
  • 260 McComsey Hall, Millersville University PA
At a date to be decided,
John Dernbach, J.D., will be presenting:
Acting as if Tomorrow Matters: Climate Change Realities and Opportunities at Millersville University. This event will be free and open to the public, and free parking will be found on lots surrounding McComsey Hall.
John C. Dernbach is a Distinguished Professor of Law at Widener's Harrisburg campus and co-director of Widener’s two-campus Environmental Law Center. John leads a project, Sustaining America, that reviews sustainable development efforts in the United States and makes recommendations for future action.  He also writes and lectures on climate change and environmental law. He is the editor of Stumbling Toward Sustainability (2002) , Agenda for a Sustainable America (2009),  and the principal author of Acting as if Tomorrow Matters: Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability (2012),  which draw on experts from around the country.  In addition, he is the primary author of a classic text on legal writing.  A law professor at Widener University, he previously served in a variety of roles at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, most recently as policy director.  He co-authored an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of 18 prominent climate scientists in the landmark climate change case, Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency. John is also the author of a classic legal writing text and other works on legal writing.

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