90 episodes

Welcome to People Places Planet Podcast, the official podcast of the Environmental Law Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to ensure a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities, founded on the rule of law.

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    • 4.5 • 31 Ratings

Welcome to People Places Planet Podcast, the official podcast of the Environmental Law Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to ensure a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities, founded on the rule of law.

    The Youth Review: Environmental Peacebuilding, Conservation, and Nonprofit Cooperation

    The Youth Review: Environmental Peacebuilding, Conservation, and Nonprofit Cooperation

    In this episode of the People Places Planet Podcast, former Research Associate Shehla Chowdhury joins host Georgia Ray to reflect on her time as a research associate, which ended in June 2022. She discusses her work in the nascent field of environmental peacebuilding, while also delving into her contributions to the local government environmental assistance network, differences between domestic and international environmental work, and her takeaways from studying non-governmental organizations in the Global North and Global South.

    • 32 min
    Groundtruth: Implementing New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Law

    Groundtruth: Implementing New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Law

    Julius M. Redd, an attorney at Beveridge & Diamond, speaks with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette to discuss proposed regulations for implementing New Jersey’s landmark 2020 environmental justice law. The episode is part of the Groundtruth series created in partnership with Beveridge & Diamond, one of the nation’s leading environmental law firms.

    • 33 min
    Groundtruth: Environmental Justice in the International Arena

    Groundtruth: Environmental Justice in the International Arena

    This episode takes a global look at environmental justice (EJ), including its relationship with human rights and climate justice issues, and what companies can do to advance EJ around the world. The episode is part of the Groundtruth series created in partnership with Beveridge & Diamond, one of the nation’s leading environmental law firms.

    • 37 min
    ELPAR 2022: Spotlight on Environmental Citizen Suits

    ELPAR 2022: Spotlight on Environmental Citizen Suits

    For more than a decade, ELI and Vanderbilt University Law School have featured some of the year’s best academic thinking on legal and policy solutions to pressing environmental problems via the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review (ELPAR). Howard Learner, President and Executive Director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center, offers his thoughts on environmental citizen suits, the subject of one of this year’s featured articles.

    • 36 min
    The BRIGHT Guide

    The BRIGHT Guide

    ELI released The BRIGHT Guide to help communities develop and execute corridor projects in their own neighborhoods to produce positive health, ecological, and economic outcomes. This episode explains what is inside The BRIGHT Guide and how it works, who it benefits, and how listeners can get started using the resource in their own communities.

    • 27 min
    The Enforcement Angle: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

    The Enforcement Angle: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

    Emily Mallen, a partner at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C, talks to Matt Christiansen, FERC’s General Counsel about a variety of topics, including climate change, renewable energy, the grid, and energy justice.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Arlie K ,

Encouraging and insightful

Sometimes the challenges facing our planet can seem insurmountable, but People Places Planet shines a light on the innovative solutions and bold actions people are taking every day to fight back. An encouraging listen!

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