Virtual Guest Speakers

April 4:

Far From Heaven: The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Pacific Island Developing Countries and International Legal Responses

Professor William C.G. Burns, University of Redlands
 

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Biography

Wil Burns has worked for more than 20 years in the nonprofit environmental sector, governmental sector and academia. He specializes in scientific, legal and political issues related to climate change (global warming) and biodiversity, including the threats facing whales and other marine species. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Redlands in Redlands, California and an affiliate for the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security, a policy research group in Oakland, California. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy and Co-Chair of the Wildlife Interest Group of the American Society of International Law.

He has edited two books - on climate change and whaling issues - and has authored more than 60 articles for both popular and academic publications. His opinion articles have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, San Diego Union-Tribune, Milwaukee Sentinel, and several other newspapers.  On the academic side, Burns has been published in such journals as the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, the Review of European Community & International Environmental Law, and Global Change. He holds a Ph.D. in international law from the University of Wales at Cardiff's School of Law.


Virtual Lecture

Far From Heaven: The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Pacific Island Developing Countries and Interntational Legal Responses

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