Another Possible Consequence of Japan’s Nuclear Power Problems: The Rise of Coal?
March 19, 2011
The world has had only one week to digest the disturbing news about Japan’s nuclear power problems. And a week hardly makes a lifetime. But one thing is for sure — coal may be on the way back as a power generating fuel source. Click here to read more.
Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. Discusses Renewable Energy: Opportunities & Barriers
March 18, 2011
Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. discusses his administration’s energy initiatives, with particular focus on renewable energy initiatives, in a new video interview now available on the University of Denver Sturm College of Law website. The 45 minute interview can be accessed by clicking here.
Do Recent Events in the Middle East and Japan Portend Better Days Ahead for Renewables?
March 17, 2011
Yesterday’s Lex Column (March 16, 2011) in the Financial Times raised a thought provoking point about the impact of unrest in the Middle East as well as the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan: Will this perhaps herald a new “lease on life” for the renewables sector? Please click here to read more.
Hani Yaafouri, MRLS Graduate, on Political Tension in Libya: Lots of Oil, Little Economic Growth
March 15, 2011
In the last few months, we have witnessed unprecedented revolutions in several oil-rich Middle Eastern countries. People in Egypt, Tunisia, and most recently Libya, have taken to the streets to demand change from their governments. Demonstrators in these countries are protesting for better governments, economic reform and the end to corruption. Click here to read what Hani Yaafouri, Masters in Resources Law Studies graduate 2010, has to say about it.
Former Adjunct Professor and Mining Law Expert Mark T. Nesbitt Joins Fognani & Faught, PLLC
March 11, 2011
Mark T. Nesbitt, a Denver attorney and long-time friend of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, has joined the firm of Fognani & Faught, PLLC. Mr. Nesbitt, who taught Negotiating Natural Resources Law Agreements from 2001 to 2007 as an adjunct professor in the Environmental and Natural Resources Law (ENRL) Program, will continue to emphasize domestic and international mining law, BLM and Forest Service Public Land Law, corporate law, and real property law. Please click here for more information.
The University of Denver Water Law Review Volume 15 Board is Announced
March 10, 2011
Volume 15 of The University of Denver Water Law Review will be lead by Editor-in-Chief Matt Brodahl and Managing Editors Raven Adams and Francis Yi. Click here for more information.
Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. to Visit Sturm College of Law to Discuss Renewable Energy
March 09, 2011
On Saturday March 12, former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. will visit the Sturm College of Law (SCOL) at the University of Denver where he will be interviewed about how his administration approached energy issues during his term as governor. Please click here for more information.
“The Next West: 20th Anniversary Land Use Conference” Successfully Concludes
March 05, 2011
The 20th Anniversary Land Use Conference organized by the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute (RMLUI), the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy took place March 3 and 4, 2011. Please click here for more information.
Adjunct Professor Catherine Keske Involved in Major Environmental Quality Project in West Africa
March 03, 2011
Catherine M. Keske, Ph.D., an Adjunct Professor of Environmental & Resource Economics at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, recently returned from the Republic of Mali where she is the principal investigator on a project involving local leaders and aimed at enhancing enviromental quality in agricultural activities. To read more about Dr. Keske’s efforts, please click here.
Alan J. Gilbert, Senior Advisor to Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, Speaks at DU
March 02, 2011
Alan J. Gilbert, Senior Advisor to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, spoke March 1, 2011, at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. To learn more about his remarks, please click here.