February 9, 2009
Patrick Bartlein and Mary Wood Present February 12 ENR Fireside Conversation
The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program along with the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies Program, continues its “Seeking Sustainable Solutions: A Series of Fireside Conversations on Global Warming 2008-09″ with a joint presentation by Law Professor Mary Wood and Geography Professor Patrick Bartlein. Wood and Bartlein will discuss, “Bridging Law and Science in the Face of Climate Emergency.”
Professor Bartlein received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin in 1978 and has been teaching at the University of Oregon since 1982. His research interests include paleoclimatology, data analysis and visualization, and environmental modeling. He is affiliated with the Department of Geography’s Environmental Change Research Group.
Professor Wood teaches property law, natural resources law, public trust law, federal Indian law, public lands law, wildlife law, and hazardous waste law. She is the founding director of the Oregon Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program and is faculty leader of the program’s Conservation Trust Project, Sustainable Land Use Project, and Native Environmental Sovereignty Project. Professor Wood is a co-author of a leading textbook on natural resources law (West, 2006) and has published extensively on climate crisis, natural resources, and native law issues. She is a frequent speaker on global warming issues and has received national and international attention for her sovereign trust approach to global climate policy.
The event takes place at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 12, at the Bowerman Center for Environmental Law located in Knight Law Center 225. It is free and open to all members of the university community.