The Emmett Institute, together with UC Berkeley Law School’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, has launched a new Climate Policy Solutions site featuring breakthrough studies on reaching climate goals and creating business opportunities. The solutions showcased on the site are drawn from the schools’ joint work as part of the California Climate Change and Business Research Initiative.
UCLA School of Law and research partners have published a series of policy papers on how climate change will create opportunities for specific sectors of the business community, and how policymakers can facilitate those opportunities. Each policy paper results from one-day workshop discussions that include representatives from key business, academic, and policy sectors of the affected industries.
The workshops and resulting policy papers are sponsored by Bank of America and produced by a partnership of UCLA School of Law’s Environmental Law Center & Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment and the UC Berkeley School of Law’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment.
Ethan Elkind is the primary organizer and researcher for the workshops and policy papers. He has a joint appointment at UCLA School of Law and the UC Berkeley School of Law, and has taught in the UCLA Law School’s Frank Wells Environmental Law Clinic. His background is in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), climate change law, environmental justice, and other environmental law topics.
See a complete listing of California Climate Change and Business Research Initiative publications.