Center for Law, Energy & the Environment


The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) channels the expertise of the Berkeley Law community into pragmatic, creative policy solutions to critical environmental and energy challenges.  

Our current initiatives focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, advancing the transition to renewable energy, and ensuring clean water for California’s future.



Holly Doremus Named AAAS Fellow

Professor and CLEE co-director Holly Doremus was just named a fellow of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science. The honor hails her contributions to innovation, education and scientific leadership, “particularly involving the complex interactions among natural science, social science and policy.”


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