Environmental Law Program

ELP Professor Attends United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen

On January 27, 2010, the Environmental Law Program proudly presented Professor Maxine Burkett, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy, who spoke about her recent trip to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference.  In Prof. Burkettʻs presentation entitled “Copenhagen: Path to Progress or Global Precipice, she shared her experience at the Climate Change Conference with eager law students as well as several community members.  The presentation included Climate Change Conference discussions on current scientific research used to predict global warming levels, negotiations between different countries to come up with a global plan, chance encounters, and much much more.  To read more on Prof. Burkettʻs trip please visit her blog at http://islandsatrisk.org/ or view the full presentation by clicking here.