Jessica Owley Discusses Climate Change Conference on Explainer Podcast

In Season 11, Episode 10, climate expert Professor Owley delves into the upcoming COP28 in Dubai.
Jessica Owley Discusses Climate Change Conference on Explainer Podcast
Professor Jessica Owley

In Miami Law’s podcast, The Explainer, Professor Jessica Owley, director of the Environmental Law Program, talks about the annual major climate change conference that is taking place soon in Dubai. She discusses how we got here and what to watch coming out of the negotiations. Listen to the podcast here.

Jessica Owley specializes in Environmental Law and Property Law, with a focus on Climate Change Law and Policy and oversees the Environmental Law Program. She is a leading expert on private land conservation and conservation easements. Her interdisciplinary work explores ways to mitigate and adapt to climate change as well as furthering other environmental goals in the context of drastic change. Her work is cited widely and has received multiple awards, including most recently the 2019 Morrison Prize for sustainability research. She annually participates as an observer at the annual treaty negotiations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Before joining Miami Law, Jessica Owley was a Professor of Law at the University at Buffalo (SUNY) where she directed the Environmental Law Program. Prior to Buffalo, she was an Assistant Professor at Pace Law School. She spent 2017 as a Visiting Professor at the Universidad Pontificia – Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid, Spain where she was an OECD fellow.

She is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Law, Property, and Society. She is one of the founding members and the current president of the Environmental Law Collaborative. She is a member of the IUCN’s World Commission on Environmental Law and the World Commission of Protected Areas.