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Robert Verchick's Recent Publications and Presentations on Environmental Law

This year (2015-16) Robert Verchick a faculty member in the Environment Program has written and published a variety of works on Environmental Law. Robert has also spoke on many important environmental topics here in the US and internationally. See more detailed information below: 

Books

Disaster Law and Policy (WoltersKluwer/Aspen 3d ed. 2015) (with Daniel A. Farber, Jim Chen, & Lisa Grow Sun)

Feminist Legal Theory (NYU Press 2d ed. 2016) (with Nancy Levit and foreword by Martha Minow)

 

Book Chapters

"Environmental Law", in Cuban Legal System, (Thomas Reuters Publishing, José Cot & Rolando Anillo eds., 2016) (in press)

 

"Disaster Law and Climate Change", in Climate Change Law, (Edward Elgar Publishing, Daniel A. Farber & Marjan Peeters eds., 2016)

 

"Natural Disaster and Climate Change", in International Environmental Law and the Global South: Comparative Perspectives, 491-507 (Shawkat Alam, Sumudu Atapattu, Carmen G.Gonzalez, & Jona Razzaque eds., Cambridge University Press 2015) (with Paul Govind)

 

Law Review Article

"Culture, Cognition, & Climate," 2016 University of Illinois Law Review -- (in press)

 

Policy Papers

"Climate Change, Resilience, and Fairness: How Nonstructural Adaptation Can Protect and Empower Socially Vulnerable Communities on the Gulf Coast" (Center for Progressive Reform 2016) (with Carmen Gonzalez, et al.)

 

Op-Eds

"Time for Communities to Face Climate Change," Advocate (New Orleans), Apr. 14, 2016

 

"VW and GM Scandals Show Why Regulation Matters," The Hill (Washington, D.C.), Sept. 30, 2015 (with Rena Steinzor)

 

"Katrina’s Lessons: Learned and Unlearned," Houston Chronicle, Aug. 28, 2015

 

Presentations

Oxford University, All Soul’s College (Oxford, U.K.), Workshop: Regulating the Energy

Transition; presented "Lights Out: Energy, Resilience, & Fairness" (June 2016)

 

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, panel; presented "Lights Out: Energy,

Resilience, and Fairness" (May 2016)

 

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, panel; presented "Bridge Under Troubled

Water: Climate Resilience and Fairness" (May 2016)

 

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, panel, “The Coming Era of Gender Inequality”

(May 2016)

 

University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS), Symposium, "Justice in the Low-Carbon Transition,"

panelist (April 2016)

 

Loyola University New Orleans, Conference on Coastal Resilience (co-sponsored with

Oxfam America), Moderator, "Non-Structural Tools for Adaptation" (April 2016)

 

State of the Coast Conference (New Orleans, LA); presentation: “Climate Change, Resilience,

and Fairness” (April 2016)

 

Loyola University New Orleans (New Orleans, LA), Conference: Beyond the Levees

(sponsored by Loyola Center for Environmental Law, Oxfam America, and Center for

Progressive Reform); presentation: “Climate Change, Resilience, and Fairness” (April 2016)

 

University of Georgia (Athens, GA), Keynote Address at Red Clay Conference; presented

"Bridge Under Troubled Water: Climate Resilience and Transportation" (Feb. 2016)

 

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA), Environmental Law Summit, panelist; presented

"Culture, Cognition and Climate" (Feb. 2016)

 

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA), Environmental Law Summit, Moderator, "Waters of

the United States" (Feb. 2016)

 

University of Florida (Gainesville, FL), lecture "Climate and Coastal Retreat" (Jan. 2016)

 

University of Florida (Gainesville, FL), faculty colloquium "Culture, Cognition, and Climate"

(Jan. 2016)

 

Annual Meeting of Association of American Law Schools (New York, NY), panel,

“International Environmental Law and the North-South Divide: Crossroads of Economic,

Environmental, Human Rights, Energy, Food, Climate, and Sustainable Development Law”

(Jan. 2016)