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US-Australian Dialogue on Water
US-Australian Dialogue on Water
Monday, January 13, 2014

​Australian and US Experts come together to challenge existing thinking on water issues and to explore twenty-first century solutions.

Senate Select Committee Hearing on Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation: California Climate Progress Update

​The next hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation will be held at UCLA Law School.

Lunch Talk: Climate Change, the Business Community, and California

​Dan Emmett, founder of the Emmett Center, leads a conversation on how to develop healthy relationships between environmental regulators and the business community.

Discussion | Career Paths in Environmental Law

​Our panelists, from various sectors and styles of environmental law practice,  discuss their own careers and will answer questions about how to get a good start on a fulfilling professional life in environmental law.

A Public Debate: Proposition 23 and the Future of California

​On Oct. 21, 2010 at Korn Convocation Hall the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, KPCC Southern California Radio and the LA Times presented a public debate on Prop. 23, which would suspend AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act that requires reduced greenhouse gas emissions, until California's unemployment rate drops to 5.5% or below for four consecutive quarters.

Post-Copenhagen Discussion with UCLA Law School Delegation

The Environmental Law Society presents an informal brownbag discussion with the UCLA School of Law delegation to Copenhagen's Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, led by Prof. Cara Horowitz of the Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment.  Professor Horowitz and the student delegates will talk about their experiences and impressions of the ongoing international climate negotiation process.​

Adapting to a Parched Future: Cities, Development, and the War for Water

​How will the shrinking supply of water for Southern California affect urban and suburban development in the Southland?  How should policymakers, water suppliers, local governments, and developers respond?  What new litigation and other risks do developers and water managers face in this new era?  And what, if anything, does this have to do with climate change?  Come join this discussion with a panel of water experts drawn from business, law, and government. 

Climate Change Forum with Rep. Henry Waxman and Sen. Fran Pavley

UCLA welcomed Rep. Henry Waxman (CA-30) and Sen. Fran Pavley (SD-23) for a public forum on landmark state and federal climate legislation. ​