Past Event

Fair Winds and Following Seas: The Past, Present, and Future of Offshore Wind

October 19, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


The Biden administration has announced aggressive plans to decarbonize the power sector, and to ramp up offshore wind, by 2030. This panel will look at the history of offshore wind law, policy, and permitting to see what conflicts have arisen and what lessons can be learned, and will look forward to imagine future frameworks for siting and permitting offshore wind facilities at the scale needed to meet this critical moment.


Michael Burger, Executive Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law


Bryan Stockton, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Orsted North America

Noah Shaw, Partner, Foley Hoag

Teresa Christopher, Principal, TR Christopher

Jerry Mulligan, Win with Wind, East Hampton, NY

Program is co-sponsored by the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, the Columbia Climate School and Columbia Law School's Environmental Law Society