Ann Carlson

Professor, Asia Society

Ann Carson is the Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, and the inaugural Faculty Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law. She is the co-author (with Daniel Farber and Jody Freeman) of a leading casebook, Cases and Materials on Environmental Law (8th ed.). Carlson is also a frequent commentator and speaker on environmental issues, particularly on climate change, and she blogs at Legal Planet. Carlson received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1989 and her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1982.

Articles by Ann Carlson

The Domestic Politics of the U.S.-China Climate Change Announcement
The news from Beijing this week that the U.S. and China are committing to ambitious goals on climate change is, we think, monumental. No two countries are more important to tackling the problem than the largest carbon emitter over the past two centuries, the U.S., and the largest current emitter, ...