EcoPerspectives Blog

EcoPerspectives offers the latest in environmental news in an easy to read format. Check out the latest posts: Gray Wolf conservation in the Northern Rockies: Can we protect wolves and ranchers? by Vermont Law School 1L David Jennings and  Cop 23 Moves the Oceans from the Blue Zone to the Green Zone written by Vermont Law School 3L Val Farjardo. Val wrote this post while she was in Bonn, Germany as part of the Vermont Law School COP23/CMP 13 Observer Delegation.  The EcoPerspectives Blog is updated every two weeks on Mondays.

Environmental Law Review Syndicate

Check out this new collaborative effort run  by the nation’s leading environmental law reviews! Each week an article will be put out in this multi-school online forum highlighting important environmental issues. Check out The Case for Cap-and-Trade: California’s Battle for Market-Based Environmentalism by Theodore McDowell of University of Virginia School of Law and Opportunities to Address Climate Change in the Next Farm Bill by Sara Dewey, Liz Hanson, and Claire Horan of  Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School.

Recent Awards

Top Environmental Influencers 2017
2017 VJEL Symposium!

The 2017 VJEL Symposium, The Energy Transition, on October 20, 2017, was a huge success and we are thankful to all those who attended and tuned in via our livestream. The turnout was impressive, and attendees’ insightful questions led to an exciting and informative discussion. In an age where energy touches upon everything we do, we will be applying those lessons for years to come.

A special thank you to the VLS faculty who made the symposium possible: Kevin Jones, Michael Dworkin, Jeannie Oliver, Mark James, Stephen Dycus, Pat Parenteau, and John Echeverria. We would also like to thank Bill Bonn, Emily Potts, Shannon Leach, Maryellen Apelquist, Martina Rutkovsky, and Chef Jeff and the Café staff. IT was with their help that made this symposium a success.

To view the Symposium, the program has been permanently archived HERE and the VLS Youtube page.

Issue 4 is Now Available!

Volume 18, Issue 4 of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is now available! We hope you enjoy reading these articles written by some of the forefront environmental minds in Vermont and across the country on cutting edge topics in environmental law.  Enjoy!

Vermont Law Top 10
Environmental Watch List 2017

The seventh annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List is now live. The Top 10 2017 list aims to highlight the top environmental controversies and issues likely to emerge in 2017. Please enlighten yourself on topics including the Dakota Access Pipeline, the ongoing crisis in Flint, MI, Chinese environmental reform, and much more!