Can State Tort Litigation Do to Big Oil What It Did to Big Tobacco?
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by Robert Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law., Laura Ireland
7M ago
Listen to Robert Percival, director of the Environmental Law Program, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, chat with host Laura Ireland about the possibility of states using tort litigation to make oil companies accountable for their role in climate change misinformation ..read more
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ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND ENERGY CONCERNS OF INDOOR CANNABIS CULTIVATION
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by Laurie Beyranevand, Laura Ireland
8M ago
Listen to Gina Warren, Professor of Law, A.L. O'Quinn Chair in Environmental Studies, Co-director of the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Center (EENR), University of Houston Law Center, and Distinguished Energy Law Summer Scholar at VLGS discuss the environmental justice and energy concerns of indoor cannabis cultivation with host Laura Ireland and co-host Laurie Beyranevand ..read more
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HELD V. STATE OF MONTANA
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by Jenny Rushlow
10M ago
Listen to Jenny Rushlow, dean of the Maverick Lloyd School for the Environment, professor of law, and faculty director of the Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law and Graduate School talk about the Montana Court's ruling on Held v. State of Montana, how it relates to other cases such as the landmark climate law case she argued and won before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Kain v. Department of Environmental Protection, and how these cases advance environmental advocacy and justice ..read more
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The Evolution of Environmental Law: A Conversation with Pat Parenteau
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by Pat Parenteau, Jeannie Oliver
1y ago
In this episode, Pat Parenteau, Professor of Law Emeritus and Senior Fellow for Climate Policy at Vermont Law and Graduate School, chats about his career and how environmental law and policy has evolved, with podcast host, Jeannie Oliver, professor of law and staff attorney at VLGS’s Energy Clinic. Thank you to the Vermont School for the Environment at Vermont Law and Graduate School, Jenifer Rushlow, Anne Linehan, and Donna Kowalewski at Environmental Law Center ..read more
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Quantity Unknown: The Uncertain Future of Vermont’s Surface Waters
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by Vermont Law School
2y ago
Guests David Deen, President, Connecticut River Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Trout Unlimited Vermont Council, former VT state legislator for 30 years Kathy Urffer, River Steward, Connecticut River Conservancy Julia MacDonald JD'21, Vermont Law School  Peter Malicky MELP'21, Vermont Law School Recommended Resources To get an update on the latest in surface water legislation in VT, visit the Act 173 Committee webpage. For more background on the issues, read the Environmental Advocacy Clinic's report on Vermont surface waters ..read more
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Plant Patents, Biodiversity, and “Public Domain” Seeds
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by Vermont Law School
3y ago
Patents on living things threaten biodiversity and our resilience against climate change. In this episode, we examine how a VLS professor is helping plant breeders use “defensive publication” to keep innovations open-source and promote biodiversity. Guests Molly McDonough, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, Vermont Law School Jim Myers, Professor, Vegetable Breeding and Genetics, Oregon State University Emily Spiegel, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, Vermont Law School Recommended Resources A Breed Apart: The Plant Breeder’s Guide to Defensive Publication “Could a simple datab ..read more
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Elevate: Expanding the Reach of Environmental Law with Brandi Colander
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by Jeannie Oliver, Mason Overstreet, Veronica Ung-Kono, Emily Potts, Environmental Law Center, Molly McDonough, Brandi Colander, Vermont Law School, Jennifer Rushlow, Anne Linehan
3y ago
The second episode in the Hothouse Earth Podcast’s “Elevate” miniseries features Brandi Colander JD’06. One of the first students to complete VLS’s dual degree with the Yale School of the Environment, Colander has a career that spans sectors and disciplines. Her work shows that environmental law can expand well beyond the scope of traditional environmentalism, intersecting with social justice and corporate governance. Listen as she shares inspiring career advice for women on support systems, inclusivity, disruption, confidence, and growth. Guest: Brandi Colander, Chief Sustainability Officer a ..read more
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Elevate: Public Interest Trailblazer Karin Sheldon
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by Jeannie Oliver, Mason Overstreet, Veronica Ung-Kono, Emily Potts, Environmental Law Center, Molly McDonough, Vermont Law School, Karin Sheldon, Anne Linehan
3y ago
Guest Karin Sheldon, President of Four Echoes Strategies and Adjunct Professor at Colorado Law University of Colorado Boulder Hosts Jeannie Oliver, Assistant Professor and Staff Attorney, Energy Clinic Veronica Ung-Kono JD/MERL 2021 Recommended Resources Bowman, Cynthia Grant, Women in the Legal Profession from the 1920s to the 1970s: What Can We Learn from Their Experience about Law and Social Change? (2009) Cornell Law Faculty Publications. Paper 12.  Green 2.0, exploring diversity in environmental organizations. https://www.diversegreen.org/ See in particular, Taylor, Dorceta E., The ..read more
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Elevate: A Hothouse Earth Miniseries
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by Jeannie Oliver, Mason Overstreet, Veronica Ung-Kono, Emily Potts, Environmental Law Center, Molly McDonough, Vermont Law School, Jennifer Rushlow, Anne Linehan
3y ago
Over the next few months, Hothouse Earth will be sharing  conversations with women about their experiences in shaping environmental and social change through the power of the law and some of the challenges that they've faced along the way.  ..read more
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Changing the Tide: Waterkeepers Examine Equity, Diversity, and Racism in the Environmental Movement
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by Jeannie Oliver, Theaux Le Gardeur, Mason Overstreet, Emily Potts, Environmental Law Center, Molly McDonough, Vermont Law School, Jennifer Rushlow, Anne Linehan, Fred Tutman
3y ago
Environmental justice activist Fred Tutman is the only Black waterkeeper in the United States, and in this candid discussion with his close friend and fellow waterkeeper Theaux Le Gardeur, the duo reflect on how racism has affected their very different experiences in the environmental movement. Listen as they discuss how environmentalism has historically failed BIPOC communities and consider the potential—and dire need—for the movement to change. Guests: Fred Tutman,  Patuxent Riverkeeper Theaux Le Gardeur, Gunpowder Riverkeeper Hosts: Jeannie Oliver, Assistant Professor and Staff At ..read more
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