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clee_2clogos1The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) applies focused legal analysis to environmental problems in order to achieve innovative legal and policy solutions.  CLEE oversees UC Berkeley, School of Law’s premier environmental law program, and offered one of the nation’s first climate change law and policy courses.  CLEE houses the Global Commons Project (GCP), which collaborates with international partners to further effective responses to climate change and other key environmental issues.

The Center also serves an important convening function that brings together academic experts from scientific, technological, economic, planning, business, engineering and other disciplines, to pursue a multi-disciplinary approach to in solving complex environmental questions.  CCELP’s greatest resource lies in its accomplished and committed faculty, talented students, knowledgeable staff and extensive partnerships.

1The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) makes law work for people, places, and the planet. The Institute has played a pivotal role in shaping the fields of environmental law, policy, and management, domestically and abroad.  We deliver insightful and impartial analysis to opinion makers, including government officials, environmental and business leaders, academics, members of the environmental bar, and journalists.

ELI is a clearinghouse and a town hall, providing common ground for debate on important environmental issues.  Today, as we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are an internationally recognized, non-partisan research and education center working to strengthen environmental protection by improving law and governance worldwide.

The Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Program (“GELPP”) facilitates and encourages synergy among the elements that have contributed to making Georgetown a national leader in environmental and land use law.

Among other activities, GELPP maintains a web site that provides prospective students and other interested persons with information about Georgetown’s environmental and land use law faculty, courses, clinics, centers, events, and news; organizes events and conferences to enrich understanding and discussion of contemporary problems in environmental and land use law and policy; and, promotes communication and mutual support among faculty, students, and alumni working in environmental and land use law, including publication of an electronic newsletter and maintenance of contact information of alumni working in the field.

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