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News Release

April 7, 2009


Louis Bergeron, News Service: (650) 725-1944,

Panel to discuss energy independence, climate change

The political, social and economic realities of trying to achieve energy independence and rein in climate change will be examined during a panel discussion Wednesday, April 15, hosted by Stanford Law School's Program in Law, Science and Technology. Speakers will include Michael Wara, assistant professor of law at Stanford, and Paul Clanon, executive director of the California Public Utilities Commission.

The discussion is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 290 of the Law School, following a reception at 5 p.m. in the same room.

The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register or for more information, go to


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