The Human Rights Conundrum: Climate Change Interventions as Both Problem and Solution
Friday, March 31, 2023 8:50am to 6:15pm
Join The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice (JGRJ) and Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems (TLCP) for discussions on the human rights implications of voluntary carbon markets and emerging geoengineering technologies developed to combat the climate crisis. Our panelists will explore the pragmatic implications of these approaches as well as possible regulatory frameworks, nationally and internationally. Throughout these discussions, we will center global Indigenous voices speaking on self-determination and knowledge systems that are foundational to any discussion of climate action.
Climate Change and Health - Information Session #1
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 10:00am to 11:00am
Register here! WANTED: Bold Ideas for Developing an NIH Climate Change and Health Center @ Iowa We seek your bold ideas that will contribute to an effort in securing an NIH Climate Change and Health center focused on rural issues. Your ideas will be used to develop clusters of connected ideas and researchers to explore unique climate change health questions focused on rural issues important to Iowa and the Midwest. This is an opportunity to build new ideas and teams in the climate change and...
Our Common Ground: Why America’s Public Lands Are a Political and Conservation Success Story with Author and Professor John Leshy
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Author and Professor John Leshy discusses his new book, Our Common Ground: A History of America’s Public Lands on April 4, 2023. Professor Leshy’s talk highlights the main themes of this history and lessons it offers for dealing with contemporary challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, and the dramatic increase in visitation. More information will be available at: heli.law.uiowa.edu/publiclands John Leshy is the Emeritus Distinguished Professor at University of California College of...