Associate Director of the Climate Change and Business Program Bio

Associate Director of the Climate Change and Business Program - Ethan Elkind
 

Ethan Elkind is the Associate Director of the Climate Change and Business Program with a joint appointment at the UC Berkeley School of Law and the UCLA School of Law. In this capacity, he serves as the lead author of UCLA-UC Berkeley’s grant-funded series of policy reports on business solutions to combat climate change. He taught at the UCLA law school’s Frank Wells Environmental Law Clinic and served as an environmental law research fellow. He has a background in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), climate change law, environmental justice, and other environmental law topics. In 2005, he co-founded The Nakwatsvewat Institute, Inc., a Native American nonprofit organization that provides alternative dispute resolution services and support for tribal governance, justice and educational institutions. His book on the history of the modern Los Angeles Metro Rail system will be published by University of California Press in January 2014.

B.A. Brown University, 1998
J.D. UCLA, 2006
UCLA Law faculty since 2006
eelkind@law.berkeley.edu
(510) 643-3701