Environmental Law Blog

Vermont Law School blog articles featuring stories and projects about environmental law across the country and the world. From projects and challenges related to Chinese environmental Law to policy and environmental justice issues under the latest administration, learn what's going on in environmental law and policy from the VLS perspective.

THE CHINA PROJECT

September 30, 2016
On this increasingly small and fragile planet, China is the single biggest Environmental Stage. Enter Vermont Law School.

CALLING ALL POLICYMAKERS​ AND LEGISLATORS​

August 29, 2016
The impact that Climate Change has had on Vermont is undeniable, and VLS is preparing the next generation of policymakers and legislators to protect the environment.​

A LAWYER ON THIN ICE

July 10, 2016
Betsy Baker, Professor of Law at VLS, is now a go-to expert on the​ Arctic. Through her work with the U.S. State Department and the Arctic Council, an international governing body for the Arctic, Baker has played an important role in elevating the status and understanding of the frozen north.

THIRST AND RESILIENCE FROM EAST TO WEST

June 26, 2016
In the face of drought, floods, and sometimes invisible pollution, access to clean water is growing more fraught than ever. The work of VLS alumni in three regions of the country offers a glimpse of how it's all playing out.