Durwood J. Zaelke

Durwood Zaelke is founder and President of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development (IGSD) in Washington, DC and Paris, where he focuses on fast mitigation strategies to protect the climate, including reducing short-lived climate pollutants (HFCs, black carbon, methane, and tropospheric ozone), in the context of the need for speed to limit anthropogenic warming to 1.5°C. He is also the author, co-author, or editor of various publications, including the leading law school textbook on International Environmental Law & Policy (with Hunter & Salzman) (5th ed. 2015).