Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center

For more than 40 years, the University of Oregon School of Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law (ENR) Center's focus on public interest environmental law and commitment to innovations in environmental legal education have made it one of the nation's oldest and most respected programs.


The ENR Center Welcomes Dean-Designate Marcilynn Burke to Oregon Law  

The ENR Center is thrilled to welcome Marcilynn Burke as Dean of Oregon Law. Marcilynn Burke is an environmental scholar, having served as the acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management during the Obama Administration. Burke's teaching and research are in Property Law, Land Use Law, and Federal Natural Resources Law. She has been published in journals such as the Notre Dame Law Review and the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. We look forward to her leadership as Dean. 

New ENR Fellows Blog

Featuring insights and stories from the ENR Program Fellows. Check it out!

Investing in the Age of Climate Change

On April 28, 2017 the University of Oregon hosted a forum entitled Ethical Endowments: Investing in the Age of Climate Change at the Knight Law School, Room 175. The forum featured panel speakers and an Impact Investing Pitch Competition.  Learn more here

6th Annual University of Oregon Climate Change Research Symposium 

On April 26, 2017 The UO Climate Change Research Symposium brought together individuals whose problem-driven research and works of art transcended traditional disciplinary boundaries. The sharing of perspectives and exchange of ideas sought to produce a lasting dialogue that will enrich the depth of academic discourse at the University of Oregon. Learn more here 

Professor Dotson Lays out the nearly 50 year history supporting the EPA's work on climate change 

The Trump administration intends to roll back two pillars of the Obama administration's climate policy- regulations to limit carbon emissions from vehicles and power plants.  Read more

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