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2023 Conference: Climate Change 

The 2023 conference, Climate Change, was held Friday, September 22, 2023. We had a hybrid event: an in-person conference hosted by Princeton University Center for Human Values together with a Zoom meeting. We  had a total of 271 people registering (62 for in person and 209 for Zoom). Here is a link to the recording of the conference presentations.


Editors Chiara Cordelli and Melissa Lane put together the following excellent program with speakers from law, political science, and philosophy and will edit the volume of NOMOS growing out of the conference. We have provided links to the principal papers and the commentaries.

Panel I (Law): 12:00-1:30 EDT

Moderator: David Estlund (Brown), President of the ASPLP

·         Principal paper: Douglas Kysar (Yale), Ways Not to Think About Climate Change

·         Political Science commentator: Zeynep Pamuk (Oxford)Climate Change, Inequality, and Expert Knowledge 

 ·        Philosophy commentator: Dale Jamieson (NYU), Failure and the Future: Comments on Kysar

Break: 1:30-2:00

Panel II (Political Science): 2:00-3:30 EDT

Moderator: Anna Stilz (Princeton), Vice-President of the ASPLP

·         Principal paper: Alyssa Battistoni (Barnard), Rethinking Domination in the Age of the Externality 

·         Philosophy commentator: Mark Budolfson (Texas), Environmental Justice and Capitalism

·         Law commentator: Madison Condon (Boston University), The Chicago School's Coasean Incoherence

Break: 3:30-4:00

Panel III (Philosophy): 4:00-5:30 EDT

Moderator: Stephen Macedo (Princeton), Past President of the ASPLP

·         Principal paper: Lucas Stanczyk (Harvard), On the Moral Challenge of the Climate Crisis

·         Law commentator: Shelley Welton (Penn), Hard Truths in Climate Policy and Politics 

·         Political Science commentator: Steve Vanderheiden (University of Colorado-Boulder), Comments on Stanczyk

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