Climate & Energy Bookshelf: Christine Klein and Sandra Zellmer, Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 5:30pm
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Christine Klein and Sandra Zellmer

Christine Klein is the Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law at the University of Florida College of Law and Sandra Zellmer is the Robert B. Daugherty Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of Law. Professors Klein and Zellmer will discuss their new book, Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster, which chronicles the engineering and legal developments that have sought to control the Mississippi River. The book reveals important perspectives on human relationships with the natural and unnatural environment and may provide insights into efforts to control the causes and consequences of global warming.

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