Resources for Environmental Law Professors & Professionals
The University of Utah College of Law’s Stegner Center archives videos of its many public lands, water law, energy law and environmental law-related programs, available free of charge for use in classes or research. We offer the following sampling of the variety of resources we’ve produced for your consideration and use.
Public Lands | Water Law | Energy Law | Environmental Law | Natural Resources
10 Resources for Public Lands Courses
1. John D. Leshy, “Debunking the Creation Myths of America’s Public Lands”
- Video, 90 minutes: 2018 Wallace Stegner Lecture
- Publication from University of Utah Press
2. Professor John C. Ruple, Michael Henderson, & Caitlin Ceci, “Up for Grabs–The State of Fossils Protection in (Recently) Unprotected National Monuments,” Georgetown Environmental Law Review (on-line article, Oct. 5, 2018).
3. “A Conversation with the Secretary“: Stegner Center Director Bob Keiter converses with former Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel at the 24th Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium, 2019 (video, 96 minutes).
4. Robert B. Keiter, “Toward a National Conservation Network Act: Transforming Landscape Conservation on the Public Lands into Law,” 42 Harvard Environmental Law Review 61 (2018).
5. “Public Lands in a Changing West”: 23rd Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium, 2018 PROMOTIONAL VIDEO (45 seconds) BROCHURE
- “The Dynamic West: Economic & Demographic Change” by Ray Rasker, Headwaters Economics (40 minutes)
- “Science, Policy, and the Public Lands” by Jocelyn L. Aycrigg, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho (40 minutes)
- “An Evolving Legal and Policy Framework” by Robert Keiter, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (40 minutes)
- KEYNOTE: “Salmon, Huckleberries and Redrock Monuments — Relatives All: Indian Tribes and Federal Lands” by Charles Wilkinson, University of Colorado Law School (50 minutes)
- PANEL DISCUSSION: “Utah’s Monumental Controversy: Revisiting the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument” (90 minutes)
- PANEL DISCUSSION: “Sage Grouse Conservation: The Challenge of Multi-Jurisdictional Planning” (90 minutes)
- KEYNOTE: “From Conflict to Cooperation: Challenges of Scale, Complexity and Change” by Lynn Scarlett, The Nature Conservancy (45 minutes)
- “Western Playgrounds/Outdoor Recreation: Who Cares?” by Rebecca Watson, Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C. (40 minutes)
- PANEL DISCUSSION: “The Crown of the Continent: Home Grown Regionalism”
- PANEL DISCUSSION: “The Path Forward: Challenges and Opportunities”
6. John C. Ruple, “The Trump Administration and Lessons Not Learned from Prior National Monument Modifications,” 43 Harvard Environmental Law Review 1 (2019).
7. The Wilderness Act at 50 and the Mountain West: “Protecting Wilderness in Utah” Panel Discussion (video, 84 minutes).
8. John C. Ruple & Mark Capone, “NEPA, FLPMA, and Impact Reduction: An Empirical Assessment of BLM Resource Management Planning and NEPA in the Mountain West,” 46 Environmental Law 953 (2017).
9. Lynn Scarlett, “Managing Public Lands in a Changing Climate,” November 2011 Lecture in the Stegner Lecture Series (video, 35 minutes).
10. Robin Kundis Craig, “Treating Offshore Submerged Lands as Federal Public Lands: A Historical Perspective,” 34 Public Lands & Resources Law Review 51 (2013).
10 Resources for Water Law Courses
- KEYNOTE: “Securing Our Water Resources in the 21st Century: Finding a New Equilibrium” by Pat Mulroy, Climate Adaptation and Environmental Policy, Brookings Institution, and William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (55-minute video)
- “Western Water from 1850 to 2050:From Bounty and Battles to Scarcity and Sharing” by Brad Udall, Colorado Water Institute, Colorado State University (65-minute video but 45 minutes for talk)
- “Water Is NOT for Fighting Over: How Myths of Crisis and Conflict Get in the Way of Solving the West’s Water Problems” by John Fleck, University of New Mexico Department of Economics; Director, University of New Mexico Water Resources Program (45-minute video)
- “Climate Change, Water, and the West” by Jonathan (Peck) Overpeck, Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona (60-minute video)
- “Techniques to Monitor and Manage Groundwater: Can Satellites Make a Hidden Resource Visible?” by Alexandra (Sasha) Richey, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University (35-minute video)
- PANEL DISCUSSION: “Changing Rules” featuring Steven Clyde, Clyde Snow Attorneys at Law; Robin Kundis Craig, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law; and Heather Whiteman Runs Him, Native American Rights Fund (90-minute video)
- PANEL DISCUSSION: “Changing Infrastructure” featuring Laura Briefer, Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities; Steven Burian, University of Utah Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; and Greg Woodside, Orange County Water District (80-minute video)
- PANEL DISCUSSION: “Changing Behavior” featuring Thomas C. Brower III, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council; Mark D. Reynolds, California Migratory Bird Program, The Nature Conservancy; and Carol M. Werner, Psychology Department, University of Utah (70-minute video)
10 Resources for Energy Law Courses
1.”PURPA @ 40: Renewable Energy Law and Policy in the United States“: November 2018 Conference:
“PURPA and the Rise of U.S. Renewable Energy Policy in Historical Context”: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring William Boyd, UCLA School of Law; Richard Hirsh, Virginia Tech; and Robert Lifset, The University of Oklahoma and moderated by Megan McKay Withroder, Rocky Mountain Power (50 minutes)
“40 Years of 20/20 Hindsight: PURPA Challenges Today” ROUNDTABLE DEBATE featuring Vicki Baldwin, Parsons Behle & Latimer; Emily Sanford Fisher, Edison Electric Institute; Travis Kavulla, Montana Public Service Commission; and Felix Mormann, Texas A&M University School of Law, and moderated by Michelle Brandt King, Holland & Hart (70 minutes)
“Emerging Trends in U.S. Renewable Energy Law and Policy”: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring Galen Barbose, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Kate Konschnik, Duke University Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; and Leah Stokes, UC Santa Barbara, and moderated by Alexandra Klass, University of Minnesota Law School (70 minutes)
“International Perspectives on Renewable Energy Policy”: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring Peter Connor, University of Exeter; Penny Crossley, The University of Sydney Law School; Seongwook Heo, Seoul National University School of Law, and moderated by Lincoln Davies, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (70 minutes)
“Rooftop Solar and the Future of the Electricity Grid”: ROUNDTABLE DEBATE featuring Allison Clements, Energy Foundation; Lincoln Davies, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law; Kevin Jones, Vermont Law School; and Christopher Worley, vivint.Solar, and moderated by Danya Rumore, University of Utah
2. “The Frontier of the Air Quality Dilemma: Energy and Climate“: PANEL DISCUSSION from the 20th Annual Stegner Symposium on “Air Quality: Health, Energy, and Economics” featuring Sanya Carley, Indiana University; Penny Crossley, University of Sydney; and David Spence, University of Texas at Austin (2015) (90-minute video)
3. “The Role of Coal-Fired Electric Power Generation in a Carbon-Constrained World“: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring James Holtkamp, Holland & Hart; Professor Arnold W. Reitze, Jr., University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law; and Professor John Dernbach, Widner University School of Law, and moderated by Professor Nancy McLaughlin, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (February 2012) (105-minute video)
4. “Thank You, Fossil Fuels, and Good Night” by Gregory Meehan, businessman and author, (September 2017) (80-minute video)
5. “Science and Policy for a Clean Energy Economy” by Daniel Kammen, Distinguished Professor of Energy, University of California, Berkeley. From the 15th Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium on “The Challenge of Sustainability” (2010) (55-minute video)
6. “Clean Energy Equity” by Felix Mormann, Associate Professor of Law, Texas A&M University: 2017-2018 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (70-minute video)
7. “Energy Sprawl Solutions: Balancing Global Development and Conservation” by scientists Joseph M. Kiesecker and David Naugle, (November 2018) (55-minute video)
8. “State Energy Law for a Modern Low-Carbon Grid” by Uma Outka, Professor of Law, University of Kansas: 2018-2019 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture, (November 2018) (70-minute video)
9. “Rethinking Energy for Cities“: Panel from the 21st Annual Stegner Symposium on “Green Infrastructure, Resilient Cities: New Challenges, New Solutions” featuring Alexandra Aznar, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Sara Bronin, Center for Energy & Environmental Law, University of Connecticut School of Law; and Troy Rule, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (March 2016) (80-minute video)
10. “The Regulatory Contract in the Marketplace” by Emily Hammond, Professor of Law, George Washington University: 2014-2015 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (March 2015) (60-minute video)
10 Resources for Environmental Law Courses
1. “Federal Lands, Environmental Law, and the Department of Justice” by John Cruden, Assistant Attorney General, Environmental and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, September 2016 (75-minute video)
2. “Breakpoint–Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises” by Dr. Jeremy B.C. Jackson, February 2019 (video, 65 minutes)
3. “Little Fish in a Pork Barrel” by Zygmunt Plater, Professor of Law, Boston College. 2011 Wallace Stegner Lecture exploring the background of Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill:
4. “Rachel Carson’s Bittersweet Legacy in Toxics Policy and the Long Road Ahead” by Wendy Wagner, Professor of Law, University of Texas. From the 17th Annual Stegner Symposium, “Silent Spring at 50” (2012) (30-minute video)
5. “A Conversation on Environmental Racism” featuring Tara Houska, tribal rights attorney, protestor for the Dakota access pipeline at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, and national campaigns director for indigenous led environmental justice organization, Honor the Earth; and Nayyirah Shariff, a grassroots organizer based in Flint, Michigan and co-founder of the Flint Democracy Defense League to confront Flint’s emergency manager in 2011 (January 2018) (90-minute video)
6. “Common Ground on Hostile Turf: Stories from an Environmental Mediator” by Lucy Moore, mediator, facilitator, and author (February 2014) (65-minute video)
7. “Statutory Framework for Protection of Waters” by Kim Connolly, Professor of Law, SUNY Buffalo: 2008-2009 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture, October 2008 (60-minute video)
8. “The Flip Side of Michigan v. EPA : Are Cumulative Impacts Centrally Relevant?” by Sanne Knudsen, Professor of Law, University of Washington: 2016-2017 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture, November 2016 (60-minute video)
9. “Co-Regulation in Mexican Environmental Law” by Lesley McAllister, Professor of Law, University of San Diego: 2011-2012 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (45-minute video)
10. “Air Quality: Health, Energy, and Economics”: 20th Annual Stegner Center Symposium (March 2015)
2015 WALLACE STEGNER LECTURE: Robert Percival, “Against All Odds: Why America’s Century-Old Quest for Clean Air May Usher in a New Era of Global Environmental Cooperation”:
Video (45 minutes);
“The Clean Air Act–Origins and Directions“: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring Alice Kaswan, University of San Francisco; Robert V. Percival, University of Maryland; David Schoenbrod, New York Law School & American Enterprise Institute; and Ann Weeks, Clean Air Task Force (110 minutes)
“The Persistent Problem of Air Pollution: Air Quality and Public Health“: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring Kevin Cromar, NYU School of Medicine & Marron Institute of Urban Management; Norman Edelman, American Lung Association & Stony Brook University; and John Watson, Desert Research Institute (110 minutes)
“The Center of the Crisis: Economic and Ethical Tensions“: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring Jeff Holmstead, Bracewell & Giuliani; Michael Livermore, University of Virginia; and George Thurston, NYU School of Medicine (80 minutes)
KEYNOTE: “Air Pollution and Human Health—Science, Public Policy, and Controversy” by C. Arden Pope III, Brigham Young University (50 minutes)
30 Resources for Natural Resource Courses
1.Robert B. Keiter & Matt McKinney, Public Land and Resources Law in the American West: Time for Another Comprehensive Review?, 49(1) Environmental Law 1 (2019).
2. “Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American West” by Sara Dant, Professor of History, Weber State University (February 2017) (60-minute video).
3. “America’s National Parks Centennial: Are the Parks in Trouble?” by David Nimkin, Southwest Regional Director, National Parks Conservation Association (March 2016) (68-minute video).
Wildlife and Endangered Species Law
4. “Sage Spirit” by Dave Showalter, conservation photographer, author, and instructor (January 2019) (60-minute video).
5. “Continental Divide: Wildlife, People, and the Border Wall” by Krista Schlyer, conservation photographer and writer (January 2016) (75-minute video).
6. “Greater Yellowstone Migrations Project” by Joe Riis, National Geographic wildlife photographer, and Arthur Middleton, Research Scientist, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (April 2016) (75-minute video).
7. Wildlife Conservation in the 21st Century: 16th Annual Stegner Symposium (March 2011):
“Putting Wildlife Conservation in Historical Perspective” by Peter Alagona, Assistant Professor of History and Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara (45-minute video).
“Understanding Wildlife Law” by Dan Goble, Professor of Law, University of Idaho (30-minute video).
“Scientific Foundations for Wildlife Conservation” by Jody Hilty, Director, Wildlife Conservation Society’s North America Program (45-minute video).
“Management Challenges in a Fragmented Landscape” by Robert B. Keiter, Director, Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and Environment (47-minute video).
“Climate Change and Its Impact on Wildlife Management” by Anthony Barnosky, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley (45-minute video).
“The Economic Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation” by John Loomis, Professor of Economics, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University (40-minute video).
8. Mark Capone and John Ruple, NEPA and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 Statutory Categorical Exclusions: What Are the Environmental Costs of Expedited Oil and Gas Development?, 18 Vermont Journal of Environmental Law 372 (2017).
9. John Ruple and Mark Capone, NEPA–Substantive Effectiveness Under a Procedural Mandate: Assessment of Oil and Gas EISs in the Mountain West, 7 George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law 39 (Winter 2016).
10. John Ruple and Robert B. Keiter, When Winning Means Losing: Why a State Takeover of Public Lands May Leave States Without the Minerals They Covet, Stegner Center Paper No. 2015-02 (Dec. 2015).
11. Nancy A. McLaughlin, Conservation Easements and the Valuation Conundrum, 19(4) Florida Tax Review 225 (2016).
12. Perpetual Conservation Easements Symposium: What Have We Learned and Where Should We Go From Here? (June 2013)
“Introduction: Growth in Use, Relevant Laws, Timeline, and Elephant in Room” by Nancy A. McLaughlin, Robert W. Swenson Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (20-minute video).
<“Federal Tax Incentives: History” by Theodore S. Sims, Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law (18-minute video).
“IRS Response to Abuses” by Karin Gross, Supervisory Attorney, IRS Office of Chief Counsel (18-minute video).
“Proposed Tax Law Reforms” by Roger Colinvaux, Associate Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law (16-minute video).
“History of State Enabling Statutes” by K. King Burnett, Uniform Law Commissioner and Member, Uniform Conservation Easement Drafting Committee (16-minute video).
“State Enabling Statute Reform” by Jeffrey Pidot, Former Chief of the Natural Resources Division of the Maine Attorney General’s Office (retired).
“Unintended Consequences of ‘Easement’ Terminology” by Michael Allan Wolf, Professor of Law and Richard E. Nelson Chair in Local Government Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law (18-minute video).
“Case and Controversies” by Nancy A. McLaughlin, Robert W. Swenson Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (17-minute video).
“History of Charity Oversight in the U.S.” by Marion R. Fremont-Smith, Senior Research Fellow, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard University (23-minute video).
“Limits of Self-Regulation” by Melanie B. Leslie, Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School (18-minute video).
“Overview of the Attorney General’s Role in the Charitable Sector” by Mark A. Pacella, Chief Deputy Attorney General, Charitable Trusts and Organizations Section, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (14-minute video).
Working with the Attorney General’s Office in New Hampshire” by Terry M. Knowles, Assistant Director, Charitable Trusts Unit, Department of Attorney General of New Hampshire (15-minute video).
Working with the Attorney General’s Office in California” by Darla Guenzler, Executive Director, California Council of Land Trusts (23-minute video).
“Concluding Remarks: Taking the Long View” by Wendy Fisher, Executive Director, Utah Open Lands Conservation Association (22-minute video).
Ocean & Coastal Law/Marine Fisheries
13. “Humanity’s Changing Relationship to the Ocean” by Dr. Jeremy B.C. Jackson, Professor Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego: KEYNOTE ADDRESS for the Re-Valuing the Ocean Conference (February 14, 2019) (45-minute video).
14. Robin Kundis Craig & Catherine Danley, Federal Fisheries Management: A Quantitative Assessment of Federal Fisheries Litigation Since 1976, 32(2) Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law 381-421 (Spring 2017).
15. “The Ocean’s Response to Global Warming” by William B. Curry, Senior Scientist, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, from the 11th Annual Stegner Center Symposium, Global Climate Change: The Arctic to the Rocky Mountain West (March 2006) (45-minute video).
16. “Corporate Ocean Responsibility: Business, Sustainable Use, and Stewardship of the Ocean” by Paul Holthus, founding Executive Director, World Ocean Council, from the 17th Annual Stegner Symposium, Silent Spring at 50: The Legacy of Rachel Carson (March 2012) (40-minute video).
17 “Ocean Governance for the 21st Century” by Robin Kundis Craig, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Environmental Programs, Florida State University School of Law (now University of Utah), from the 17th Annual Stegner Symposium, Silent Spring at 50: The Legacy of Rachel Carson (March 2012) (42-minute video).
18. “A Conversation on Environmental Racism” (January 2018): Tara Houska, a protestor for the Dakota access pipeline at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, tribal-rights attorney, and national campaigns director for indigenous led environmental justice organization, Honor the Earth; and Nayyirah Shariff, a grassroots organizer based in Flint, Michigan and co-founder of the Flint Democracy Defense League to confront Flint’s emergency manager in 2011, discuss environmental racism (90-minute video).
19. “Navajo Voices on Bears Ears” (October 2017): This panel discussion features four Diné (Navajo) scholars who have contributed to the dialogue on the Bears Ears National Monument and focuses primarily on Diné perspectives regarding the 2016 Bears Ears National Monument designation. The panelists address diverse narratives of the Bears Ears and trace how the development of this contested designation has affected Diné communities (2-hour video).
20. “Colorado River Compact Conflicts and Navajo Water Rights” by Stanley M. Pollack, Navajo Nation Department of Justice (October 2011) (45-minute video).
21. “Wildfire: On the Front Lines with Station 8” by Heather Hansen, award-winning reporter specializing in environmental and travel journalism (October 2018) (70-minute video).
22. “Collaborating to Learn About Wildfire” by Lynn Decker, Director, The Nature Conservancy’s North American Fire Initiative (retired) (October 2018) (46-minute video).
23. Robert B. Keiter, Wildfire Policy, Climate Change, and the Law , 1 Texas W. J. Real Prop. Law 87 (2012)
24. “The Fire Next Time: Planning Land Uses at the Wildland-Urban Interface” by Jamison Colburn, Professor of Law, Western New England College School of Law (now at Penn State), 2007-2008 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (50-minute video).
25. Robert B. Keiter, The Law of Fire: Reshaping Public Land Policy in an Era of Ecology and Litigation, 36 Environmental Law 301 (2006)
26.”Restoring the Colorado River: Challenges and Opportunities” by John (Jack) C. Schmidt, Professor of Watershed Sciences, Utah State University (January 2016) (70-minute video).
27. Robert W. Adler, Restoring Colorado River Ecosystems: A Troubled Sense of Immensity (Island Press: 2007).
28. The Colorado River Compact in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Stegner Center Symposium (March 2007)
“Transforming Hindsigh tinto Foresight: The Lessons of the ColoradoRiver Compact for theTwenty-First Century” by Patty Limerick, Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado (50-minute video).
“Whither the Compact?: Is the Compact Resilient Enough to Meet Future Challenges?” by Robert Adler, Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (41-minute video).
“Lower Basin Perspective–Meeting Negotiated Expectations” by Jerry Zimmerman, Executive Director, Colorado River Board of California (20-minute video).
“Upper Basin Perspective: Upper Basin Plans to Develop its Full CompactApportionment of Water. What are theConsequences?” by Don Ostler, Executive Director and Secretary for the Upper Colorado River Commission, which represents the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming (27-minute video).
“Dividing the Pie—Dealing with Surplus, Dealing with Drought” by Rick L. Gold, Upper Colorado Regional Director, Bureau of Reclamation (42-minute video).
“Hydrologic and Geomorphic Changes of the Colorado River System Upstream from Hoover Dam: A Mandate for Restoration?” by John (Jack) C. Schmidt, Professor of Watershed Sciences, Utah State University (42-minute video).
“Nature’s Fair Share: Ecosystem Needs and Benefits in the Lower Colorado River and Delta” by Karl W. Flessa, Professor of Geosciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona (40-minute video).
“The River No More?: Water for the Delta” by Jennifer Pitt, Senior Resource Analyst, Environmental Defense (35-minute video).
“Colorado River Integrated Management South of the Border: From Theory to Practice” by J. Francisco Zamora-Arroyo, Project Manager for the Colorado River Delta, Sonoran Institute (40-minute video).
“Tree Rings: A Record of Past Flow with Implications for the Future” by Connie Woodhouse, Associate Professor, Department of Geography & Regional Development, University of Arizona (42-minute video).
“The Effects of Climate Change on the Hydrology and Water Resources of the Colorado River” by Niklas Christensen, Water Resource Engineer, Herrera Environmental Consultants and the University of Washington (21-minute video).
“Banking the River: The Future and Impact of Water Banking” by David S. (Sid) Wilson, Jr., General Manager, Central Arizona Project (40-minute video).
“Glen Canyon, Heart of the Colorado” by Richard J. Ingebretson, Professor of Physics and Instructor of Medicine, University of Utah, and founder of the Glen Canyon Institute (45-minute video).
“Beyond the Divisions: The Compact that Unites” by Pat Mulroy, General Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority (45-minute video).
“The Law of the River: Use It [Creatively] or Lose It” by David Getches, Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law and Raphael J. Moses Professorof Natural Resources Law (60-minute video).
29. “The End of Sustainability: Learning to Live with the Trickster in Natural Resources Management” by Robin Kundis Craig, Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (February 2018) (65-minute video).
30. The Challenge of Sustainability: 15th Annual Stegner Symposium (March 2010):
2010 WALLACE STEGNER LECTURE: Joseph Sax, “Ownership, Property, and Sustainability”
Video (42 minutes)
KEYNOTE: “A Transition to Sustainability: Meeting the Needs of People and the Planet in the 21st Century” by Pamela Matson, Dean of the School of Earth Sciences, a senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, and the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor of Environmental Studies, Stanford University (40-minute video).
“Sustainability, Economic Decision-Making, and the Cult of Optimality” by Gabriel Lozada, Professor of Economics, University of Utah (28-minute video).
PANEL DISCUSSION: “Transforming Cultures: An Essential Solution to Address Unsustainable Consumption and Population Patterns” featuring Robert Engelman, Vice President for Programs at the Worldwatch Institute, and Gary Gardner, Senior Researcher at the Worldwatch Institute (70-minute video).
PANEL DISCUSSION: “Corporate Sustainability” featuring Silvia Garrigo, Manager of Global Issues and Policy for Chevron’s Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) organization;Marcelle Shoop, Principal Adviser of Sustainable Development & Product Stewardship for Rio Tinto in the Americas; and Myron Willson, Director of the Office of Sustainability at the University of Utah (47-minute video).
“What Does Sustainable Transportation Mean?” by Anne Canby, President of the Surface Transportation Policy Partnership (35-minute video).
“Electronics Design, Production, and Recycling: Moving Toward Sustainable Consumption” by Conrad MacKerron, Director of the Corporate Social Responsibility Program at As You Sow Foundation (43-minute video).
“Science and Policy for a Clean Energy Economy” by Daniel Kammen, Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley (52-minute video).
KEYNOTE: “Conservation in the 21st Century” by M. A. Sanjayan, Lead Scientist for The Nature Conservancy (35-minute video).
“Seeding Sustainability in the West” by Thomas Sisk, Professor of Ecology, Northern Arizona University (40-minute video).
“Ensuring a Sustainable Water Future for the West” by Buzz Thompson, Perry L. McCarty Director of the Woods Institute for the Environment, the Robert E. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law at Stanford Law School, and a Senior Fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University (45-minute video).
“Avoiding the Jellyfish Sea, or, What Do We Mean by Sustainable Oceans, Anyway?” by Robin Kundis Craig, Professor of Law, Florida State University College of Law (now University of Utah), from the 15th Annual Stegner Symposium, The Challenge of Sustainability (March 2010) (35-minute video).
“The Path to Sustainability in Buildings” by Mark Frankel, Technical Director for the New Buildings Institute (42-minute video).
“The Importance of Connected and Conserved Landscapes in a Time of Changing Climate” by Allison Jones, Staff Conservation Biologist, Wild Utah Project (34-minute video).
“Challenges in Sustainable Agriculture: Tree Fruit Production Along the Wasatch Front” by Jennifer Reeve, Assistant Professor in Organic and Sustainable Agriculture, Utah State University (26-minute video).
KEYNOTE: “Dance, Don’t Drive: Resilient Thinking for Turbulent Times” by Chip Ward, author and activist (38-minute video).
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