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.
National Wetlands Awards 2022
The winners of the 2022 National Wetlands Awards share their perspectives and insight on a variety of wetlands-related matters.
Groundtruth: 17 Principles of Environmental Justice—30 Years Later
ELI’s Arielle King meets with key organizers and leaders of the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit--Vernice Miller-Travis and Charles Lee—held more than 30 years ago. The episode is part of the Groundtruth series created in partnership with Beveridge & Diamond, one of the nation’s leading environmental law firms.
ELI’s Climate Judiciary Project
ELI’s Climate Judiciary Project bridges the gap between the climate science community and the judiciary. Sandy Nichols Thiam, ELI’s Director of Judicial Education, and Dr. Paul Hanle, the Project Founder, explain.
Legal and Policy Issues of Sea Level Rise
While the science of sea level rise is becoming more and more accurate and predictable, and the need to adapt to a changing future more clear, the legal and policy implications of doing so are anything but obvious. Jarryd Page, a staff attorney at ELI, talks about sea level rise with Robin Kundis Craig, the Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law at the University of Southern California School of Law.
The Enforcement Angle: Nuts and Bolts of EJSCREEN 2.0
Nicole Noelliste, a managing associate in the environmental practice at Sidley Austin LLP, talk to Matthew Tejada, Director of EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice, and Tai Lung, also with EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice, to learn about EJSCREEN 2.0, a mapping and screening tool that combines environmental and demographic data to highlight areas with potential environmental justice concerns.
Bridges to A New Era: The Past, Present, and Future of Tribal Co-Management on Federal Lands
Linda Breggin, a Senior Attorney at ELI and Director of ELI’s Center for State, Tribal and Local Environmental Programs, talks to Professors Monte Mills and Martin Nie about their article, Bridges to a New Era: A Report on the Past, Present, and Potential Future of Tribal Co-Management on Federal Public Lands. The article received honorable mention in this year’s Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review (ELPAR), a 15-year collaboration between ELI and Vanderbilt University Law School.
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!