Media Guide to UCLA Experts

James Salzman

Distinguished professor / UCLA School of Law

Area of Expertise: environmental law

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James Salzman is the Donald Bren Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law at the UCLA School of Law and an expert on environmental law. Salzman’s work has addressed topics spanning drinking water, trade and environment conflicts, policy instrument design, and the legal and institutional issues in creating markets for ecosystem services. He is also affiliated with the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

Salzman also holds an appointment at the Bren School of the Environment at UC Santa Barbara. His most recent book, “Drinking Water: A History,” was praised as a “Recommended Read” by Scientific American and reviewed in the New York Times and Washington Post.

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