Published by Yale Environmental Law Association ().
On April 2nd, 2011, the Yale Environmental Law Association’s inaugural New Directions in Environmental Law Conference critically examined law’s confrontation with climactic environmental and social challenges. Its theme - A Climate of Possibility – represented the goals and spirit of the day.
The conference was intended to galvanize law students, practitioners, and policymakers to see environmental law in new ways—reflecting a range of social justice and scientific concerns and replete with unexplored possibilities. The conference drew over 200 students, practitioners, policymakers, activists, and businesspeople from around the country for the first of an annual series of conversations intended to challenge the present and imagine the future of environmental law.Read the full report here.