FRI-C01: Uncharted Waters: Liability Risks of (In)action in the Face of Climate Change

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
What are the potential legal implications of failing to adapt to climate risk? When we do act, what is the standard of care when guidelines are in flux? This panel considers the evolving case law related to frightening liabilities designers may face—from clients, future owners, and the public.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. To understand the evolving legal basis for liability related to climate change 2. To manage risk when the standard of care is unclear 3. To understand how following client direction may not protect from third-party liability 4. To leverage liability risk to encourage clients to embrace resilient design practices.
Instructors
Eric Kramer, ASLA; Deanna Moran, n/a; Elena M.. Mihaly; ;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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