Last week Harvard ELS and the Green Living Program teamed up to screen the new, solutions-based documentary on climate change in America, Carbon Nation. Some of HLS’s environmental experts, Professor Leshy and Professor Lazarus, attended the screening and shared thoughts on the movie and answered student questions. The pizza was delicious and composting bins fully-utilized […]
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On October 23, 2011, ELS hosted a wonderful hike at Middlesex Fells Reservation, along with friends from the Environmental Law Review and the Food Law Society and two intrepid dogs!
On November 2, 2011, the Harvard Environmental Law Society, Environmental Law Review, and Food Law Society hosted a discussion with Karl Brooks, EPA Region 7 Administrator. Appointed by President Obama as Regional Administrator in February 2010, Mr. Brooks supervises EPA operations in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and nine Tribal Nations. Mr. Brooks spoke to HLS students […]
ELS exposes students to environmental law through a variety of events. We believe that first-hand experience and interactive discussions are among the best ways to understand complex issues. We also strive to provide a variety of perspectives to incorporate disciplines such as science, policy, and management into our programming. We always welcome ideas for new […]
ELS will host the 26th Annual NAELS Conference on March 28-29, 2014
NAELS 2014: Environmental Justice, Where Are We Now?
Registration is now open! The conference is free for all Harvard students, faculty, and employees. Ticket prices for other students, HLS alumni, and general attendees will increase from $25 per person to $35 per person on March 1, 2014.
Lunch Talk with Jason Grumet, Founder and President of the Bipartisan Policy Center: Thursday, Feb. 27th at 12pm in WCC 2012
Join ELS and the Law and Government Program for a lunch talk with Jason Grumet, President of the Bipartisan Policy Center on Thursday, February 27th in WCC 2012. Mr. Grumet will discuss paths forward on environmental issues and how to break partisan gridlock in DC.
Yale Law School New Directions in Environmental Law Conference: Saturday, March 1st
Check the ELS weekly email for details on joining a group of HLS students attending the conference at Yale on March 1st. This year’s conference, Breaking the Stalemate, will examine ways to speed up environmental progress in the most challenging environments. Panel discussions will explore how environmental policy must change in an era of legislative gridlock and budget austerity—with government’s capacity hobbled, how will environmentalists respond?—and how innovative regulatory schemes can shift the debate over controversial energy sources like hydrofracked natural gas.