Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne
- BA, Baylor University
- MS, University of Oxford
- JD, University of California, Berkeley
- BCL, University of Oxford
Professor Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne is a leading expert in environmental law and climate change law and policy. Prior to joining the Moritz faculty, she was an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law.
From 2006-08, Professor Carlarne was the Harold Woods Research Fellow in Environmental Law at Wadham College, Oxford, where she was a member of the law faculty and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. She previously taught at the University of Cincinnati Center for Environmental Studies. Prior to that, she was an associate attorney in the Energy, Land Use, and Environment section at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Washington, DC.
Carlarne’s scholarship focuses on the evolution of system of domestic and international environmental governance, with a particular focus on questions of domestic and international climate change law. Her scholarly work includes a book on comparative climate change law and policy with Oxford University Press; a Foundation Press text on climate law with Dan Farber; the Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law; an extensive series of journal articles and book chapters exploring questions of domestic and international environmental law; and a textbook on Oceans and Human Health and Well-being. She is on the editorial board for Transnational Environmental Law (Cambridge University Press) and the academic advisory board for Climate Law (IOS Press).
Carlarne earned her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She also holds a BCL and a master’s degree in environmental change and management from the University of Oxford.
Adapting to a 4° World, 52 Envtl. L. Rep. 10211 (2022)
Energy Transition in a Transnational World, Editorial, 10 Transnational Envtl. L. 2 (2021)
Climate Courage: The Remaking of Environmental Law, 41 Stanford Envtl. L.J. 125 (2022)
Climate Change Law (2nd ed. forthcoming 2022).
International Law for the Environment (2nd ed. forthcoming 2022).
Environmental Law & Feminism, in The Oxford Handbook of Feminism and Law in the United States (Martha Chamallas, Deborah Brake, & Verna Williams eds., forthcoming 2022).
Climate Change, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law, 25 UCLA J. Int'l L. & Foreign Aff. 11 (2021)
The Essential Role of Climate Litigation and the Courts in Averting Climate Crisis, in Debating Climate Law (Benoit Mayer & Alexander Zahar eds., 2021).
U.S. Climate Change Law: A Decade of Flux and an Uncertain Future, 69 Am. U. L. Rev. 387 (2019)
The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (2016).