In this Science Hub for Climate Litigation webinar series, we'll take a deep dive into accountability science, the role of science in climate relevant litigation, and the specific ways that researchers and other experts can help. We'll speak with a wide range of people in the climate litigation space, with a focus on building your skills and growing the climate litigation community.
All webinars are held at 3:00 p.m. ET, and are available for on-demand viewing shortly after.
November 14 | Research on the Record
January 16 | Science in the Courtroom
In this workshop we'll focus on building legal knowledge and skills. Attendees will gain insights into legal procedures, approaches, standards of evidence, and the role of expert witnesses.
March 12 | Protecting Scientists
Unfortunately, some scientists have been targeted by the fossil fuel industry in an effort to suppress their voices and power. This workshop will build your capacity to communicate fearlessly, recognize fear tactics, and know your rights. We'll share ways to protect your research and reputation, and reduce the risk of industry interference.
May 14 | Case Studies in Climate Litigation
New cases and legal approaches, and advancements in attribution science, all make climate litigation a rapidly growing field. This panel will explore some of these exciting updates and comparative approaches. We'll set expectations for the work ahead, and discuss how scientists can further engage through the UCS Science Hub for Climate Litigation.
The State of Climate Litigation
Our expert panel shares insights on the state of climate litigation in 2023. We discuss the important role scientists can play in advancing climate accountability, and explore examples of how to get involved.