Environmental Law Society

Environmental Law Society Presents Mark Palmero (EPA Associate Counsel Region 5) and Joshua More (Partner, Schiff Hardin)

Room I

Come learn about climate change litigation and other emerging issues in Environmental Law.

David Weisbach, "Climate Change: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Know?"

David Weisbach is Walter J. Blum Professor of Law and Kearney Director of the Program in Law and Economics. This talk was recorded April 22, 2009 and was sponsored by the Environmental Law Society.

48:49 minutes (44.69 MB)

Paul Shapiro and Pamela Martin: "Animal Farms: The Animal Welfare and Environmental Effects of Factory Farming"

Paul Shapiro, Senior Director of the factory farming campaign at the Humane Society of the United States, and Dr. Pam Martin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago and co-author of "Diet, Energy, and Global Warming," discuss the animal welfare and global environmental effects of factory farming.

69:09 minutes (63.31 MB)

Fred Roth: "Animal Farms: CAFOS Litigation Strategies"

Fred Roth is an Illinois attorney who has litigated against concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) developers and operators. In this talk, recorded on May 22, 2008, he discusses CAFO litigation strategies. This talk was part 2 of a series sponsored by CLAWS and the Environmental Law Society.

63:26 minutes (58.07 MB)

Eric Posner and Cass Sunstein: "Climate Change Justice"

Greenhouse gas reductions would cost some nations much more than others, and benefit some nations far less than others. Significant reductions would impose especially large costs on the United States, and recent projections suggest that the U.S. has relatively less to lose from climate change. In these circumstances, what does justice require the U.S. to do?

57:16 minutes (65.54 MB)
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