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VLS Climate Legacy Initiative

The Climate Legacy Initiative has been active at VLS for about 2 years now. The director is Prof. Burns Weston, a nationally renowned specialist in International Human Rights. For several years, he as split his time between Iowa and VLS. Professor Weston is receiving an honorary degree from VLS at commencement next week.The Associate Director is Tracy Bach, a VLS professor who spent a year in Rowanda about 4 years ago and is now headed to Dafur on a Fulbright fellowship.

They just published an excellent policy paper, Recalibrating the Law of Humans with the Laws of Nature: Climate Change, Human Rights, and Intergenerational Justice, that has been posted as a PDF file on the VLS website. It is definitely worth reading.

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Happy Weekend!


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