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February 27, 2014

Former presidential candidate Jill Stein will visit Eugene to talk about a new campaign she is helping create. The “Global Climate Convergence” campaign will kick off this spring from Earth Day until May Day. 

Stein, who is a medical doctor, will speak at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference held at the UO on both Friday and Sunday. 

February 27, 2014

As head honcho of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from 2009-2013, Oregon State University marine biologist and distinguished professor Jane Lubchenco has a unique perspective on the way politicians regard climate change. In NOAA, “the politics loom large,” she says, and Congress continues to squabble over climate issues, barring progress toward reducing carbon emissions.

February 27, 2014

The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference kicks off Thursday, Feb. 27, at 4 pm with the first round of panels. At 6:15 pm Wen Tiejun and Zhihe Wang of China keynote, followed by the controversial Lierre Keith of Deep Green Resistance. This event, while free, requires advance tickets.

February 27, 2014
Pictured: Harriet Bibangambah, Luisa Araúz, Gonca Yilmaz, Baigalimaa Nyamdavaa