Senator Kerry Speaks on Climate Change

BY DINA AWERBUCH

Visitng Professor Roger Ballentine invited Senator John Kerry to speak to his Law of Climate Change class on Wednesday morning. Kerry discussed his past involvement in climate change efforts, including his work on the Kyoto Protocol and the recent U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bali, as well as his acid rain initiative during his time as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts. Looking forward, Kerry analyzed potential solutions for climate change, Congress’s new energy bill, additional legislation that he hopes to pass, and the future of international efforts. Students from both the law school and Harvard College attended, and Kerry answered several questions from the audience. The Record will publish a full article on this event in its next issue.

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