​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Environmental Law Center presents selected lectures, sessions, and presentations that have been recorded for viewers:​

Tuessday, July 18, 2017

Jonathan Rosenbloom, Drake University Law School, and Keith Hirokawa, Albany Law School, Insider Environmental Law

Tuessday, July 18, 2017

Lisa Hymas, Media Matters for America, Fighting Fake News: The Battle Against Climate Misinformation in the Media

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Kevin Jones, Vermont Law School and Benjamin Jervey, Vermont Law School, The Electric Battery: Charging Forward to a Low Carbon Future

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

David Wirth, Boston College Law School, Trump and the Paris Agreement: The Inside Story

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Anna Marhold, Tillburg Law School, Solving Energy Disputes in the WTO: Is it the Right Forum? A Critical Assessment

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sara Bronin, University of Connecticut School of Law, A Model Zoning Code Advancing Energy and Environment: The Hartford Example

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Don Baur, Perkins Coie, and Heather Rally, PETA Foundation, Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! The Captive Wildlife Crisis in Our Backyard

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jean-Michel Cousteau, Ocean Futures Society: An Ocean Life, Reflections on a lifetime of advocacy, adventure, education and science for the protection of our blue planet.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Yvonne Scannell, Arthur Cox law firm, Ireland, Human Rights and the Environment in the EU: The Evolution of a Right to Environmental Protection

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

James Chen, Michigan State University, Anthropocene Environmental Law

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Pamela Vesilind ‘08, Vesilind Law Office, “Moving Beyond the Presidential Turkey Pardon” Did conditions for farmed animals improve during the Obama presidency? How will the Trump administration shape welfare standards? A look at how USDA policies, international trade initiatives, and judicial appointments are impacting state legislative and market-based efforts to reform extreme confinement practices.


Saturday, May 20, 2017

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) General Counsel Lois J. Schiffer will received a Vermont Law School honorary degree and delivered the 42nd VLS Commencement address on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Dave Archambault II is the 45th chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He emerged as a global leader for indigenous peoples' rights while leading a struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline, and continues to be a voice for tribal sovereignty in championing protection of tribal treaty lands and natural resources.


Thursday, April 13, 2017

Uma Outka’s talk, titled “Shifting Energy Landscapes,” will address the energy sector’s dynamic, transitional, and uncertain moment through the lens of energy landscapes – the physical landscapes that narrate a shift in land use for energy in the United States, and the regulatory landscape framing the pace and ambition of the low-carbon trajectory. With a focus on renewable energy, the Lecture will highlight drivers and implications of these shifting landscapes as they bear on the goal of decarbonization and electric power. ​Uma Outka is an Associate Professor at the University of Kansas School of Law and an Affiliate Faculty member of the Environmental Studies Program and the Center for Environmental Policy at KU.


Wednesday, January 25, 2017


How will environmental advocacy be affected in this new political climate? Hear from our panelists about their experiences defending the environment during adversarial administrations and legislatures. Panelists will be answering pressing questions about how environmental advocates can perservere under this new administration.​