Upcoming Events

The Abess Center space hosts environmentally related events year round, including lectures by visiting scholars, NGO representatives, politicians, and environmental activists; film screenings; conferences; and workshops.


Sea-Level Rise in Florida: An Overview with a Focus on Law & Policy
Ungar 230 C/D

Thomas Ruppert, Esq., Coastal Planning Specialist, Florida Sea Grant College Program, will provide an overview of the science of sea level rise then explore the legal and policy challenges Florida faces in coming decades.  He will also ask how our conception of property impacts the choices we may make regarding sea level rise.