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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+) pres.

Local Leadership and Personal Action

Part of the "Challenges of Climate Change" Lecture Series

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THIS LECTURE WILL BE LIVE STREAMED AND IS NOW AVAILABLE FREE TO ALL. Please access the OLLI website for detailed information.

Our two speakers, Mike Shriberg (Great Lakes Regional Executive Director of the National Wildlife Federation) and Oday Salim (Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School and Staff Attorney of the National Wildlife Federation) will discuss what local governments and individuals can do to address climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Dr. Shriberg will describe what Ann Arbor has done and can do, as well as ways that he and others have addressed the issue at the scale of the family and individual.

Professor Salim will evaluate the opportunities and obstacles to addressing climate change that the law creates for local governments here and around the world.

Dr. Mike Shriberg has served as Education Director at the University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute as well as Policy Director at Ecology Center, Director of Environment Michigan and Environmental Studies Director and Assistant Professor at Chatham University.

Oday Salim is an attorney at the National Wildlife Federation as well as director of the University of Michigan Law School’s Environmental Law & Sustainability Clinic. Issues on which he has worked include: storm water management, water quality permitting, water rights, environmental justice, land use and zoning, utility regulation, mineral rights, and renewable energy.

This is the final lecture in the five-part series "Facing the Future: The Challenge of Climate Change" which explores how climate change is impacting every corner of our earth, and every aspect of our lives.
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