Environmental Publications

DOHA 2012 Climate Change Conference

Posted December 14, 2012 by Daniel P. Dozier in Articles & Publications, Environmental Publications

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) created the Conference of the Parties (COP) in order to get developed and non-developed nations to produce a plan to lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and help prevent global climate change.

Despite recent events like Hurricane Sandy, Doha 2012 COP 18 saw little progress towards a lasting agreement of significant limits on GHG emissions.

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Wayne State Law School Environmental Law Clinic Director Gaining Recognition

Posted December 7, 2012 by Daniel P. Dozier in Articles & Publications, Environmental Publications

Nick Schroeck is executive director of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center and teaches at the Wayne State University Law School Environmental Law Clinic. A 2007 graduate of Wayne State University law school, Nick is receiving recognition for his many accomplishments in environmental law. Good for Nick and good for Wayne State Law School, my alma mater.

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Federal Agencies Directed to Use Conflict Resolution to Resolve Environmental Issues

Posted November 2, 2012 by Daniel P. Dozier in Articles & Publications, Environmental Publications

Federal agencies have been directed yet again to use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques to resolve disputes. This time the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality have directed relevant departments and agencies to "increase the appropriate and effective use of third-party assisted environmental collaboration as well as environmental conflict resolution to resolve problems and conflicts that arise in the context of environmental, public lands, or natural resources issues, including matters related to energy, transportation, and water and land management."

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