Media Resources

 

CLEE’s experts are available for media requests, interviews, and background on the full range of climate and environmental issues emerging in California and national news. Our team’s diverse backgrounds include state agency leadership, legal academia, private practice, and cutting-edge policy research. This directory helps connect you with experts by topic and subject matter. Please contact CLEE’s Executive Director Jordan Diamond or Berkeley Law Media Relations Specialist Kelly Franklin with general inquiries.

Ken Alex

California, Climate, Litigation

Jessica Gordon

China, Climate

Louise Bedsworth

Climate, Land Use, Natural Resources

Nell Green Nylen

Drought, Water

Eric Biber

Biodiversity Conservation, Climate, Land Use, Federal Law, Natural Resources

Patrick Heller

International, Oil and Gas

Molly Bruce

Ocean/Coastal, Water

Robert Infelise

Litigation, Toxic Chemicals/Pollution

Zhinan Chen

China, Climate

Dave Jones

Climate, Financial Regulation

Fan Dai

China, Climate

Michael Kiparsky

Drought, Water

Jordan Diamond

Energy, International, Ocean/Coastal

Ted Lamm

California, Climate

Holly Doremus

Biodiversity Conservation, Federal Law, Natural Resources, Ocean/Coastal, Water

Jennifer Perron

China, Climate

Ethan Elkind

California, Climate, Energy

Claudia Polsky

Litigation, Toxic Chemicals/Pollution

Dan Farber

Climate, Energy, Federal Law

Katie Segal

Climate, Ocean/Coastal

Air Quality/Clean Air Act

Holly Doremus
Dan Farber

Air Travel/Aviation

Ethan Elkind

California Environmental Law Enforcement/Litigation

Ken Alex
Robert Infelise
Claudia Polsky

California Environmental Quality Act

Ken Alex
Eric Biber
Ethan Elkind

California Government and Legislature

Ken Alex
Louise Bedsworth
Jordan Diamond
Dave Jones

China

Ken Alex
Zhinan Chen
Fan Dai
Jessica Gordon
Jennifer Perron

Climate Policy

Ken Alex
Louise Bedsworth
Eric Biber
Dan Farber
Ethan Elkind
Jessica Gordon
Ted Lamm
Jennifer Perron

Disasters

Jordan Diamond
Dan Farber
Dave Jones

Drought

Holly Doremus
Nell Green Nylen
Michael Kiparsky

Electric Vehicles

Zhinan Chen
Ethan Elkind

Energy Efficiency/Buildings

Ethan Elkind
Ted Lamm

Endangered Species

Eric Biber
Holly Doremus

Environmental Justice

Louise Bedsworth
Jordan Diamond
Claudia Polsky

Extreme Heat

Louise Bedsworth
Ted Lamm

Federal Courts/Supreme Court

Ken Alex
Eric Biber
Holly Doremus
Dan Farber

Federal Policy/Biden Administration

Ken Alex
Eric Biber
Jordan Diamond
Holly Doremus
Ethan Elkind
Dan Farber

Financial Regulation/Climate Risk/Insurance

Dave Jones
Ted Lamm

Groundwater

Holly Doremus
Nell Green Nylen
Michael Kiparsky

International Law and Climate Policy

Ken Alex
Jordan Diamond
Dan Farber
Jessica Gordon
Patrick Heller
Jennifer Perron

Land Use/Planning

Ken Alex
Louise Bedsworth
Eric Biber
Ethan Elkind
Jessica Gordon

Law and Science

Eric Biber
Holly Doremus

Methane

Ken Alex
Ted Lamm

Ocean/Coastal

Molly Bruce
Jordan Diamond
Holly Doremus
Katie Segal

Offshore Wind

Molly Bruce
Jordan Diamond
Katie Segal

Oil and Gas/Minerals

Jordan Diamond
Eric Biber
Ethan Elkind
Patrick Heller

Public Lands/Resources

Eric Biber
Holly Doremus

Renewable Energy

Eric Biber
Ethan Elkind

Resilience/Adaptation

Louise Bedsworth
Molly Bruce
Jessica Gordon
Jennifer Perron

Toxic Chemicals/Pollution

Robert Infelise
Claudia Polsky

Transit/Transportation

Ethan Elkind
Ted Lamm
Katie Segal

Water Quality

Molly Bruce
Holly Doremus
Nell Green Nylen
Michael Kiparsky

Water Rights

Holly Doremus
Nell Green Nylen
Michael Kiparsky

Wildfire/Forest Management

Ken Alex
Louise Bedsworth
Ethan Elkind
Dave Jones
Ted Lamm
Katie Segal