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Whither the Court
Whither the Court
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The Environmental Law Center, the Emmett Center and other UCLA programs present a review of the Supreme Court's past term.

Lunch Talk and Book Signing | Dr. Michael Mann

At UCLA Law on Monday, February 13, Dr. Michael Mann will discuss his new book, "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines."

Lunch Talk: Peter Frumhoff
Lunch Talk: Peter Frumhoff
Monday, November 21, 2011

Peter Frumhoff is the Director of Science and Policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists, and the Chief Scientist for its climate campaign. He is one of the country's leading voices on climate science and policy. Free to the public.​

Lunch Talk: Joel Reynolds
Lunch Talk: Joel Reynolds
Monday, October 3, 2011

NRDC Southern California Program Director Joel Reynolds will discuss environmental advocacy in the 21st Century.​

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco to Global Warming

Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science at UC San Diego, will discuss her book, Merchants of Doubt.

Former Congressman Bob Inglis: Bringing America Together over Energy

Former Congressman Bob Inglis (R-S.C.) will give a public talk at UCLA Law School on the topic of conservatives and climate change. Rep. Inglis recently lost his seat in the June 2010 Republican primary due in part to his support of climate change action.​

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.

The Climate War
The Climate War
Thursday, September 23, 2010

Eric Pooley is the author of the book "The Climate War", and the Deputy Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. He is the former Managing Editor of Fortune, and Chief Political Correspondent for Time. His book "Climate War" examines the history of the climate change debate in Washington, focusing on answering the question of why, after all these years, we still haven't developed a comprehensive policy.​

Environmental Justice Talk with Lauren Regan, Civil Liberties Defense Center

Lauren is director and staff attorney for the Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC) in Eugene, Oregon. Currently her focus is on defending activists prosecuted for environmental and animal defense actions in which the government has added terrorist enhancement charges or brought the cases under terrorism statutes.  She will give a basic over view of these and other prosecutions, commonly referred to as the Green Scare. She will also address the implications for environmentalists and environmental policy that flow from these types of prosecutions. Finally, Lauren will address practical considerations for attorneys navigating civil liberties and environmental cases in light of the Green Scare.​

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.​