Past Judicial Education Trainings
  • Climate Science Session at MA Federal Judicial Retreat (Lenox — 2022)
  • Judicial Leaders in Climate Science Program (Reno and Woods Hole — 2022)
  • Environmental Law Essentials for the Judiciary (Napa — 2021)
  • Climate Science for Judges Seminar (Atlanta — 2020)
  • Plenary Session on Climate Science with the Ninth Federal Circuit (Palm Springs — 2020)
  • Climate Science for Judges Seminar (Chicago — 2019)
  • Climate Science for Judges Seminar (Berkeley — 2019)
  • Climate Science for Judges Seminar (Washington, DC — 2019)
  • Cl
Climate Science in the Courts: A Review of U.S. and International Judicial Pronouncements
Author
Maria L. Banda
Date Released
April 2020
Climate Science in the Courts: A Review of U.S. and International Judicial Prono

Climate change has been the subject of considerable political controversy in the United States, and climate skepticism—or doubts about the basics of climate science—have not been uncommon in the public debate. At the same time, U.S. courts in several recent high-profile cases, including Juliana v. United States and City of Oakland v.

Clone of Training
  • Capacity Building Workshop on the Application of Environmental Laws -- Mamou, Guinea (2013)

  • Management of Scientific Evidence and Environmental Damage, Mexican Institute of the Federal Judiciary -- Mexico City, Mexico (2013)

Judicial Education in Action: Asia

ELI's judicial education programs in India have addressed environmental law in the context of a rapidly growing population. India has been a leader in the constitutional aspects of environmental law. But that leadership paradoxically led many district judges to assume that, since they had no jurisdiction in constitutional issues, environmental law was not relevant to them.