Three Degrees, a student led effort, will confront the humanitarian crisis at the heart of climate change.

Overview:
University of Washington School of Law students are convening over forty panelists from around the world for Three Degrees: The Law of Climate Change and Human Rights Conference, May 28–29, 2009. Three Degrees will bring together a diverse panel of lawyers, scholars, scientists, World Bank and UN leaders, NGOs, policy makers, and citizens of affected regions to confront the direction the global legal order must head to provide relief to people impacted by climate change.

Featured Speakers:
Kim Taylor-Thompson
Mary Robinson
Henry Shue
Marc Limon
David Battisti
Victoria Hykes Steere

Sponsors:
The Linden Rhoads Dean’s Innovation Fund
The Gates Public Service Law Program
The University of Washington School of Law

Partners:
The Climate Project

Contacts:
Conference organizers: Jeni Krencicki Barcelos & Jen Marlow
UW School of Law Media Relations Director: Shari Ireton

Press:
UW Law Press Release
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Three Degrees Press Kit

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