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March 30, 2010

Roundtable colloquium on “Climate Change Law and Policy after Copenhagen” to be held at Law School Thursday, April 1, 2010

The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Commission on Environmental Law and the University of Texas School of Law will present a roundtable colloquium on “Climate Change Law and Policy after Copenhagen” on Thursday, April 1, 2010, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Eidman Courtroom. A reception will follow.

The roundtable colloquium will consist of three panel presentations each followed by a question and answer session:

  1. The New Direction of the Copenhagen Accord
  2. Significant National Developments
  3. Climate-gate Fallout

The colloquium is also sponsored by the University of Texas’s Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law; the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy; the Center for Sustainable Development; the Energy Management and Innovation Center; the Environmental Science Institute; and the Energy Institute.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network, a democratic membership union with more than one thousand government and NGO member organizations.

The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law serves as the principal resource for legal technical advice to the Union, its members, and its collaborating institutions on all aspects of environmental law. It supports action by international governmental organizations, governments, and non-governmental organizations to develop legal and institutional infrastructure that supports sustainable development.

Link:

At 2 p.m. on April 1, live video of the roundtable colloquium will be streamed at the following address: mms://realaudio.cc.utexas.edu:8080/wmtencoder/utlaw

Please note: the link will not work until the stream is live on April 1.

Contact: Gena Dawson, Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law, 512-475-9328, gdawson@law.utexas.edu