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Climate Change and Social Justice: Who Controls What and Where?

Total Credits: 1.5 CLE

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International Law
Original Program Date:
Jun 16, 2021


This session brings together Arizona experts on climate science, business, state and federal initiatives. We look at paradigm shifts in the fossil fuels sector toward renewable energy sources and carbon reductions. Are stockholders the drivers of electric car booms? What goes on behind the scenes of government/industry negotiations in the U.S. and abroad? We train a spotlight on the rights of indigenous people around the world who are economically and culturally threatened by global warming and related habitat destruction.

What You’ll Learn:

1. Human rights’ impact on global warming on indigenous people
2. U.S. Re-Involvement of the Paris Accords: Current developments
3. EU approach vs. Canada vs. U.S. approaches to carbon emission regulations

Presented by: International Law Section

Hilary E. Sadler, Esq.
Shirley Spira, Spira Law
George Biederman, Biederman Law Office

Dean S. James Anaya, Esq., University of Colorado, Boulder
Bicky Corman, Bicky Corman Law PLLC, EPA Senior Executive during Obama Administration
James C. Hopkins, Associate Clinical Professor, James E. Rodgers College of Law, University of Arizona
Benjamin Nucci, Snell & Wilmer LLP
Hilary E. Sadler, Esq.
Shirley Spira, Spira Law