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March 9, 2018 - March 10, 2018
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Co-sponsored by ELI and others, the Environmental and Energy Society of Tulane University Law School will proudly host the 23rd annual Summit to bring together professionals and the public on current and pressing environmental and legal policy issues. This year, the conference will include nearly 20 panels on a wide range of environmental issues with nearly 70 speakers and moderators participating in the event. Our local, national, and international speakers will represent strong voices from business, legal, and scientific backgrounds. The aim is to include many different voices of the community to participate in a thoughtful discussion about what the current environmental issues are and how they should best be addressed. In past years, the Summit has won the American Bar Association’s award for the Law Student Environment, Energy, and Resources Program of the Year.

In addition to keynote addresses, the event's panels will include:

Louisiana & The Gulf Coast: Climate Change

  • Urban Landscapes, Planning, & Municipal Water Management
  • Environmental Justice in Louisiana
  • Cognitive Dissonance: Climate Change Denial & The Adequacy of the Louisiana Master Plan
  • Aquaculture: Lobsters, Oysters, & Shrimp, Oh My!
  • Food System Justice and Sustainability
  • Indigenous Tribes & Human Rights in Louisiana and Alaska

New Frontiers in Energy

  • The Future (Collapse) of the Electric Grid
  • Renewable Energy: Finance and Development
  • Liquid Natural Gas & Carbon Sequestration: A Pipe Dream?
  • Arctic Law: The Next Frontier
  • Mal Adaptations & Mitigations

Miscellaneous Topics

  • Sonic Sea: The Impact of Sound Pollution of the Marine Environment
  • Wild Life: Animals in Captivity
  • Tangential Impacts of Climate Change: Political Action, Mass Migration, International Security
  • Climate Change Litigation
  • Public Lands: National Parks, New Orleans Monuments, and Private Ownership
  • An Update on the Endangered Species Act: New Threats & Victories

Legal Profession & Ethics

  • Mindfulness for Lawyers
  • Recent Developments in Legal Ethics

 

 

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March 9, 2018 - March 10, 2018
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Co-sponsored by ELI and others, the Environmental and Energy Society of Tulane University Law School will proudly host the 23rd annual Summit to bring together professionals and the public on current and pressing environmental and legal policy issues. This year, the conference will include nearly 20 panels on a wide range of environmental issues with nearly 70 speakers and moderators participating in the event. Our local, national, and international speakers will represent strong voices from business, legal, and scientific backgrounds. The aim is to include many different voices of the community to participate in a thoughtful discussion about what the current environmental issues are and how they should best be addressed. In past years, the Summit has won the American Bar Association’s award for the Law Student Environment, Energy, and Resources Program of the Year.

In addition to keynote addresses, the event's panels will include:

Louisiana & The Gulf Coast: Climate Change

  • Urban Landscapes, Planning, & Municipal Water Management
  • Environmental Justice in Louisiana
  • Cognitive Dissonance: Climate Change Denial & The Adequacy of the Louisiana Master Plan
  • Aquaculture: Lobsters, Oysters, & Shrimp, Oh My!
  • Food System Justice and Sustainability
  • Indigenous Tribes & Human Rights in Louisiana and Alaska

New Frontiers in Energy

  • The Future (Collapse) of the Electric Grid
  • Renewable Energy: Finance and Development
  • Liquid Natural Gas & Carbon Sequestration: A Pipe Dream?
  • Arctic Law: The Next Frontier
  • Mal Adaptations & Mitigations

Miscellaneous Topics

  • Sonic Sea: The Impact of Sound Pollution of the Marine Environment
  • Wild Life: Animals in Captivity
  • Tangential Impacts of Climate Change: Political Action, Mass Migration, International Security
  • Climate Change Litigation
  • Public Lands: National Parks, New Orleans Monuments, and Private Ownership
  • An Update on the Endangered Species Act: New Threats & Victories

Legal Profession & Ethics

  • Mindfulness for Lawyers
  • Recent Developments in Legal Ethics

 

 

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March 12, 2018
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Staying on top of the legal and policy developments in the climate change arena is no small task. As a special service to our members, the Environmental Law Institute provides a series of monthly conference calls with national experts on climate law and policy to keep you up to date and to answer your questions.

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Topics to be addressed in this month's call:

  • Please check back on the Friday preceding the session for a complete list of topics to be discussed . . .

Speakers:
Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Climate Center, Georgetown University
Michael B. Gerrard, Professor, Columbia Law School; Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Manik Roy, Senior Fellow, DEPLOY/US [formerly, ClimateWorks Foundation]
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates

Materials:
ELI members will have access to a recording of this session (usually posted w/in 48 hours). If you are not an ELI member but would like to have access to archived sessions like this one, go HERE to see the many benefits of membership and how to join.


ELI Monthly Climate Briefings are made possible by the
generous support of our institutional members.


NOTE: This call/recording is for ELI members only. No comments may be quoted
or used without the express written permission of ELI and the panelist.

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March 15, 2018 - March 16, 2018
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The Public Trust Doctrine is rooted, at least in part, in the 800-year old Charter of the Forests and remains a subject of significant debate today. The Symposium will reflect on the role of the Charter of the Forests, the development of the Public Trust Doctrine in the United States, and explore the role of Public Trust Doctrine today in contexts including climate, water resources, state constitutions, and other settings.

The Symposium will bring together some of the foremost experts on public trust issues in the United States and Canada who hold variety of perspectives on the Doctrine to discuss the evolving role that the Public Trust Doctrine is playing today with respect to climate change, public lands, water rights and other critical environmental and natural resource issues.

Please go HERE for a copy of the agenda.  Panel topics include:

  • The Charter of the Forest
  • Historical Roots of Public Trust in the U.S.
  • Implications of the Juliana Case
  • Applications of the Public Trust Doctrine: Part 1
  • Applications of the Public Trust Doctrine: Part 2

 

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March 15, 2018 - March 16, 2018
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The Public Trust Doctrine is rooted, at least in part, in the 800-year old Charter of the Forests and remains a subject of significant debate today. The Symposium will reflect on the role of the Charter of the Forests, the development of the Public Trust Doctrine in the United States, and explore the role of Public Trust Doctrine today in contexts including climate, water resources, state constitutions, and other settings.

The Symposium will bring together some of the foremost experts on public trust issues in the United States and Canada who hold variety of perspectives on the Doctrine to discuss the evolving role that the Public Trust Doctrine is playing today with respect to climate change, public lands, water rights and other critical environmental and natural resource issues.

Please go HERE for a copy of the agenda.  Panel topics include:

  • The Charter of the Forest
  • Historical Roots of Public Trust in the U.S.
  • Implications of the Juliana Case
  • Applications of the Public Trust Doctrine: Part 1
  • Applications of the Public Trust Doctrine: Part 2

 

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March 20, 2018 - March 22, 2018
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ELI’s Annual Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law® is an overview of environmental law from the top experts in the field. Boot Camp is designed primarily for attorneys and environmental managers new to environmental law, although more experienced professionals have found the course provides an efficient update as well. While the course has a strong legal focus, it is accessible to professionals other than lawyers, including corporate environmental managers, paralegals, and technical staff who would benefit from a more thorough understanding of environmental law.

ELI’s Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law® is led by carefully selected senior practitioners and environmental managers who provide a practical and pragmatic view of environmental law and policy issues likely to be encountered by those working in the field. Annual topics include sessions on: the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, project development and NEPA, environmental liability in business, CERCLA, RCRA, criminal enforcement, environmental ethics, product regulation, and a discussion of recent developments in climate change.

For information on future Boot Camps, please go HERE.


 

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March 20, 2018 - March 22, 2018
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ELI’s Annual Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law® is an overview of environmental law from the top experts in the field. Boot Camp is designed primarily for attorneys and environmental managers new to environmental law, although more experienced professionals have found the course provides an efficient update as well. While the course has a strong legal focus, it is accessible to professionals other than lawyers, including corporate environmental managers, paralegals, and technical staff who would benefit from a more thorough understanding of environmental law.

ELI’s Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law® is led by carefully selected senior practitioners and environmental managers who provide a practical and pragmatic view of environmental law and policy issues likely to be encountered by those working in the field. Annual topics include sessions on: the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, project development and NEPA, environmental liability in business, CERCLA, RCRA, criminal enforcement, environmental ethics, product regulation, and a discussion of recent developments in climate change.

For information on future Boot Camps, please go HERE.


 

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March 20, 2018 - March 22, 2018
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ELI’s Annual Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law® is an overview of environmental law from the top experts in the field. Boot Camp is designed primarily for attorneys and environmental managers new to environmental law, although more experienced professionals have found the course provides an efficient update as well. While the course has a strong legal focus, it is accessible to professionals other than lawyers, including corporate environmental managers, paralegals, and technical staff who would benefit from a more thorough understanding of environmental law.

ELI’s Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law® is led by carefully selected senior practitioners and environmental managers who provide a practical and pragmatic view of environmental law and policy issues likely to be encountered by those working in the field. Annual topics include sessions on: the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, project development and NEPA, environmental liability in business, CERCLA, RCRA, criminal enforcement, environmental ethics, product regulation, and a discussion of recent developments in climate change.

For information on future Boot Camps, please go HERE.


 

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