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Nature’s Trust, Climate Change & the Law
September 3, 2019$65 – $75
Mary Christina Wood Presentation & Reception
Nature’s Trust, Climate Change & The Law: The Public Trust Doctrine & Oregon’s Climate Future
Mary Christina Wood
Philip H. Knight Professor of Law
Faculty Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center
University of Oregon
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Wille Hall, Campus Center, COCC Bend Campus
In the face of the climate crisis accelerating globally, what can ordinary citizens do? Author, law professor, and environmental law expert, Mary Christina Wood will discuss what the latest science is telling us about the stresses in the global environment and the effect on Oregon’s climate and ecosystem. She will also present her work around the Public Trust Doctrine, a legal doctrine, which holds that government at all levels is responsible for preserving and restoring the environment for the benefit of present and future generations.
Reception with Mary Wood Before the Presentation
5pm at Broken Top Bottle Shop (1740 NW Pence Lane #1)
Tickets are $25 per person – includes light hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine
These events are being organized by the Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program with the generous support of the following sponsors: Central Oregon LandWatch, BendBroadband, Deschutes Brewery, Central Oregon Jobs with Justice, Citizens Climate Lobby, Oregon Natural Desert Association, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Juniper Group Sierra Club, The Environmental Center, LaveEdge LLC, East Cascade Audubon Society, Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory, Broken Top Bottle Shop, The Old Mill District, Newport Avenue Market and Whole Foods.