George Cavros

George Cavros

Adjunct Professor


B.A., University of Maryland, 1982
J.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2005

Adjunct Professor Cavros currently practices law in the areas of energy and environment dedicated to protecting the public interest through public advocacy, legislative education and litigation. He is the Florida Energy Polciy Attorney for Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and focuses on clean energy solutions, such as challenging the use of coal-fired power plants, promoting end-use energy efficiency implementation, crafting state renewable energy policy, and GHG emission reduction strategy.

While working for the National Environmental Trust from 2003-2006 Adjunct Professor Cavros created and executed coordinated state plans for public education, media outreach, lobbying and coalition-building focused on protecting landmark federal environmental laws and promoting laws to address the challenge of climate change. 

Adjunct Professor Cavros is a member of the Broward County Climate Change Task Force and the Florida Bar's Environment and Land Use Law Section Executive Council and Co-chair of its Energy Committee.

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Cavros, The Florida Energy Summit Revisited: Three Perspectives, Environmental and Land use Section Reporter, Florida Bar, December 2013. 

*  Cavros, Florida’s 35 Year-Old Renewable Energy Policy: Moving Beyond “Avoided Cost.” Environmental and Land Use Law Section Reporter, Florida Bar, March 2012;

*  Cavros, Florida Energy Policy Discussion Begins Anew, Environmental and Land Use Law Section Reporter, Florida Bar, December 2011:

* Cavros, Recommendations for Feed-in Tariff Program Implementation in the Southeast Region to Accelerate Renewable Energy Development, February, 2011;

* Cavros, The Plan Six Concept, An Analysis of a Storage Flowway Plan To Restore and Protect the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries, Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades, November 2006;

* Cavros, The Hidden Costs of Free Trade, 9 ILSA J. of Comp. L. 563 (2003)

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