Environmental & Climate Justice: Anti-racist movements and principles for practice

October 26, 2020

Environmental & Climate Justice: Anti-racist movements and principles for practice

Presented by:

The Energy and Environmental Law Society at the University of Maine School of Law

 

Featured speakers:

  • Prof. Maxine Burkett, Professor of Law, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
  • Prof. Marianne Engelman Lado, Director, Environmental Justice Clinic, Asst. Prof., Senior Faculty Fellow, Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law
  • Dr. Daniel Faber, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, Northeastern University
  • Prof. Gerald Torres, Professor of Environmental Justice, Yale School of the Environment & Professor of Law, Yale Law School

 

Event overview:

The Energy and Environmental Law Society, a student group at the University of Maine School of Law, will host a virtual event with leading environmental and climate justice scholars on Monday October 26.

 

Panelists from the Yale Law School, Northeastern University, Vermont Law, and the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, will explore the birth and history of the environmental justice movement, its implications for climate policy, the incorporation of environmental and climate justice principles in the practice of law and policy creation, and our professional and ethical obligation to identify and fight against environmental racism. Students, practicing attorneys, policy-makers, municipal leaders, urban planners, business and nonprofit leaders, social justice activists, and interested community members are encouraged to attend.

 

Details

Monday October 26, 2020

7:00pm – 9:00pm EST

FREE virtual event

 

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