Please note this event has been postponed and will no longer take place on 24 April. New date tbc
Join us for this Fireside Chat with Jenni Ramos, lawyer at the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative. Jenni will be chatting with Emily Farnworth, Director of CCE, about how the law can help protect nature and the climate.
Addressing climate change requires new laws and regulations, as well as ensuring that existing law is interpreted and applied in a way that protects the environment. While many new legal frameworks have already emerged in response to the climate crisis, change in this area will accelerate as the challenge becomes increasingly urgent. The law is also rapidly evolving to mitigate nature loss, a distinct problem of a similar scale and with many links to climate change.
Jenni Ramos’ experience as a climate and sustainability lawyer gives her a unique perspective on how the law can address these existential, intertwined challenges within commercial, corporate and finance frameworks. During this Fireside Chat, she will speak to Emily Farnworth about which legal levers can help us mitigate climate change and protect nature. Tackling these challenges will require a new generation of lawyers who are equipped to deal with environmental problems, and Jenni will also offer advice to students who wish to make sustainability central to their career.
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