Skip to main content
Vermont Law School will continue with virtual classes during the fall semester. The physical campus will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. VLS community members should download the Health Screening App and check their email for more information. Please visit vermontlaw.edu/covid19 for general information, resources, and updates.

Don't Be a Fossil Fool: Transitioning to, living in, and protecting a decarbonized world

16 Oct 2020

Don't Be a Fossil Fool: Transitioning to, living in, and protecting a decarbonized world

8:00am - 5:00pm

As our energy consumption continues to degrade the planet, the next decade becomes increasingly critical to how society transitions to, lives in, and protects a decarbonized world. This symposium will foster a proactive discussion around the value of transitioning to clean energy.

Keynote Speaker:

Raphael Heffron, Professor, University of Dundee

This event will be livestreamed at vermontlaw.edu/live and on Facebook.

Don't be a Fossil Fool: Transitioning to, living in, and protecting a decarbonized world

 

Schedule:

8:00 a.m. | Registration

8:30 a.m. | Introductory Remarks

9:00 a.m. | Clean-Energy Justice Panel

Moderator: Professor Mark Latham
Panelists: Joel Eisen, Shalanda Baker, Meg Sheehan, Rebekan Hinojosa

10:30 a.m. | Keynote Address

Raffeal Heffron, Professor, University of Dundee, Scotland

11:45 a.m. | Climate Goals Panel

Moderator: Professor Kevin Jones
Panelists: Ivy Main, Dr. Nancy Ryan, Mollie D'Agostino, Nate Hausman

12:45 p.m. | Lunch

1:45 p.m. | Nature-Based Solution Panel

Moderator: Professor Sarah Reiter JD'13
Panelists: Jennifer Tabola, Ronny Jumeau, Reed Porter, Dr. Pushpam Kumar

3:00 p.m. | Break

3:15 p.m. | Protecting Our Grid Panel

Moderator: Professor Mark James LLM'16
Panelists: Sarah Hofman, Richard S. Mroz, Andy Bochman, Dr. Ranjit Gadh

4:45 p.m. | Closing Remarks

 

Watch live at vermontlaw.edu/live or on Facebook.

 

Questions? Concerns? Contact Antonia Douglas at antoniadouglas@vermontlaw.edu