Regardless of whether they agree on the cause of climate change, community leaders around the globe are recognizing the need to anticipate and plan for the impacts of a changing climate on their communities. While the effects of climate change will vary regionally, they are expected to include a gradual increase in average temperatures, along with rising sea levels, increased periods of drought and extreme temperatures, and more frequent and severe storms. Communities in high-hazard riverine... Read more...
Join us for the opening reception to Sherri Smith's Beyond the Skies series, on Tuesday March 28, from 5:00 to 6:00.
About the Artist:
Sherri Smith has been a prominent fiber artist since 1969 when the field of fibers emerged with the exhibition “Wall Hangings” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, featuring her work. Sherri has been included in many important exhibitions including the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Biennials of Tapestry in Lausanne, Switzerland; 3rd Tapestry Triennial in... Read more...
Join Dorsey Davidge, Global Talent Acquisition Manager, and Nora Dalipi, Internship Program Lead, to learn about open positions and internship opportunities at the World Resources Institute (WRI).
WRI is a global research organization whose work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forest, water, and cities and transport. Find out more about WRI on their site and RSVP for the webinar on eRecruiter.
After registering for the... Read more...
The week of the 2016 U.S. election, nations of the world gathered in Marrakech, Morocco to plan their next move to address the climate crisis. University of Michigan student delegates were there, observing the negotiations, and witnessed the international community’s reaction. Join us to hear their perspectives and reflections on how the world is moving forward, with or without the United States. Stay for a panel of experts and policymakers on what’s next for climate policy, globally and... Read more...
The 2017 Michigan Law Environmental Law & Policy Program Conference: Environmental Criminal Enforcement is free and open to the public.
Thursday, March 30
4:15 PM: Keynote Address
30 Years of Environmental Criminal Prosecution at the U.S. Department of Justice - a Panel Discussion with the Chiefs of the Environmental Crimes Section 1987-2017
Friday, March 31
9:00 AM: Panel I
When the Levee Breaks - Criminal Liability in Environmental Disasters
10:45 AM: Panel II
Fraud in the... Read more...