Texas A&M University School of Law understands the impact of climate change on the present and the future, housing a Natural Resources Systems (NRS) program for curriculum concentration. During a panel discussion, hosted by the law school, the NRS program, the Federalist Society and the Energy Law Society, Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton and Gabriel Eckstein, Texas A&M law professor and director of the NRS program, discussed litigation and if it is the route needed to change policy vs. lobbying executive and/or legislative branches of government.
Natural resources are an integral and undeniable component of modern societies globally. These resources are critical for energy, agriculture, manufacturing and economic development in general. Acknowledging the centrality and complexity of natural resources systems, the Natural Resources Systems (NRS) Program at Texas A&M School of Law endeavors to train and offer real-world experience to students on law and policy issues related to exploitation, management and conservation, and advance research on natural resources that connects with other disciplines and with communities worldwide.