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.
Integrating Climate Change into the Law School Curriculum: A Conversation with Prof. Warren G. Lavey
Tune in to hear Prof. Warren G. Lavey discuss his article, Toolkit for Integrating Climate Change into Ten High-Enrollment Law School Courses (2019), and learn why an understanding of climate change needs to be integrated into the law school curriculum and how we might overcome the climate competency shortfall in legal education.
The Enforcement Angle: CARB’s Todd Sax
The United States has created an intricate system of laws, regulations, policies, and programs to respond to environmental and public health concerns. Enforcement is vital to the system’s effectiveness. In this episode, Justin Savage, a Partner at Sidley Austin LLP, talks to Todd Sax, Section Chief of CARB’s Enforcement Division.
The Enforcement Angle: EPA’s Susan Bodine
The United States has created an intricate system of laws, regulations, policies, and programs to respond to environmental and public health concerns. Enforcement is vital to the system’s effectiveness. In this episode, Justin Savage, a Partner at Sidley Austin LLP, talks to Susan Bodine, the Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.
2020 Hurricane Season & Implications for Coastal Communities
What is driving this year’s record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season? And what implications is it having on coastal communities in the Gulf of Mexico? In this podcast, Amy Reed, Director of ELI’s Gulf of Mexico program, discusses the 2020 hurricane season and what it means for those who call the Gulf home.
Compensatory Mitigation Project Review: Impediments & Best Practices
Rebecca Kihslinger, Director of ELI’s Wetlands Program, discusses a new ELI research report that aims to identify some of the main impediments to efficiency in compensatory mitigation project review, as well as best practices to improve the process and ensure timely, ecologically viable mitigation outcomes.
Engage the Experts: The Shifting Landscape of Renewable Energy Development
As renewable energy development is happening throughout the country, changes in environmental regulations and related court decisions are impacting project development. Brooke Marcus Wahlberg, a Partner at Nossaman LLP, and her colleague Rebecca Barho, explain.