ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Xavier Cortada
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Xavier Cortada, J.D.'91

The Environmental Law Institute recently presented Miami Law affiliated faculty member Xavier Cortada, J.D. ’91, with a 2021 National Wetlands Award for his 15 years of work...

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Part 1 | ESG: Calculating Carbon Emissions for Financiers and Investor Assessment and Reporting

Part 2 | ESG: Green Financing Criteria and Regulation

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Natalie Barefoot & Kelly Cox
Friday, June 25, 2021

Natalie Barefoot & Kelly Cox

The HOPE Social Justice Summer Webinar kicked off with the recent Miami Scholar Public Interest Program environmental advocacy event with alumnae Natalie Barefoot...

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

Government leaders...

Suez Canal
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The massive container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal amid a smothering sandstorm. University of Miami scholars discuss how the meteorological phenomenon can disrupt life and machinery and take a look at the potential fallout that...

flooded neighborhood
Thursday, April 22, 2021

When natural disasters strike, neighborhoods distanced from the coastline and sitting at the highest elevations remain the most protected. However, this makes them a prime target for climate gentrification.

Climate...

Sara Gonzalez-Rothi
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Craig Kronenthal, J.D. '09, and Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09

President Joe Biden recently named Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09, as the White House's first adviser focused solely on water.

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Rebecca Ramirez
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

 

Rebecca Ramirez, 3L

The Environmental Law Institute has selected third-year law student Rebecca Ramirez to receive a Public Interest Environmental Law Fellowship, set to begin after...

students competing on Zoom
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

 

Students competing on Zoom

The Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board team of third-year law students Christian Maroni and Catherine Talley won the 2021 Jeffrey G. Miller National...

Professor Jessica Owley
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Professor Jessica Owley

Several of President Biden’s day one executive orders focused climate and environmental issues – Alaska pipeline, federal land use, and rejoining the Paris Climate Accord....

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