Five Oceans, One Earth

Last weekend, I participated in the 22nd Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. It was my first time returning to my alma mater after accession to the professoriate. I spoke about the perils and pros of offshore Florida energy exploration and development. Marine biologist David Guggenheim delivered remarks …

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World Future Energy Summit

At the World Future Energy Summit, I presented on law and policy mechanisms to incentivize innovation and investment for second generation biofuels. I also attended the presentation of Zayed Future Energy Prizes and was most excited to see Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, the former Prime Minister of Norway, be recognized for lifetime achievement.

International Renewable Energy Agency

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) held its 6th Assembly on January 16-17 in Abu Dhabi. It was the first major intergovernmental meeting following COP21 in Paris. IRENA is a fledging organization that has grown by leaps and bounds with 140 member nations and 10 countries in the process of accession. IRENA supports countries in …

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