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Professor Abate Delivers Presentation at Climate Change and Food Symposium at UConn Law School

Randall S. Abate, professor in the Department of Political Science and Sociology and Rechnitz Family/Urban Coast Institute Endowed Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy, was a panelist at an interdisciplinary symposium, “Food and Our Changing Climate: A Conference Integrating Science and Law,” at the University of Connecticut School of Law on April 26, 2019.

He delivered a presentation, “Ocean Iron Fertilization and Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Food: Leveraging International and Domestic Law Protections to Promote Access to Salmon in the Pacific Northwest,” to an audience of approximately 150 law professors, law students, scientists, policy experts, and activists. His panel, “Global Trends in Collision: Climate Change, Food Supply, and Security,” featured legal, policy, and economic experts on food supply and security issues in the climate change era. The symposium was sponsored by the UConn Center for Energy and Environmental Law.