Air Quality & Climate Change

Law + Science + Policy

Bringing together attorneys, scientists, engineers, policymakers, regulators, educators, advocates, students, and more.

March 25, 2021


Roundtable Discussions

Each panel of experts will speak for approximately one hour, followed by Q&A with conference participants.

Conference Co-Chairs:

Dennis McLerran, Cascadia Policy Solutions

Dr. Linda George, Professor of Environmental Science, Portland State University

Amy Schlusser, Staff Attorney, Green Energy Institute


Priorities for the Biden the Administration

8:30-9:40 PT | 11:30-12:40 ET

Sources of Air Contaminants and Their Impact on Public Health

9:45-10:55 PT | 12:45-2:00 ET


Air Contaminants: Diesel, Woodsmoke, Wildfires, and Indirect Sources of Air Contamination

11:00-12:10 PT | 2:00-3:10 ET

Climate Change: Laws, Regulations, Legislation and New Ideas

12:30-1:40 PT | 3:30-4:40 ET


Climate Change Policies & Strategies: Where Do We Go From Here?

1:45-3:00 PT | 4:45-6:00 ET

Pricing & Registration

Environmental Law Education Center welcomes all participants and strives to be inclusive by providing scholarships to our events. To request a scholarship, please email

All participants will receive conference materials for each discussion during our full-day event and have the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions with expert panelists.