Michael Oppenheimer, a regular visiting professor, is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University. He is the director of the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School and faculty associate of the Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences Program, Princeton Environmental Institute, and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. In the spring, he will teach the Global Environmental Law, Science and Governance seminar. The seminar has both NYU Law and Princeton students, and classes alternate between the campuses.
Professor Oppenheimer is currently a coordinating lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report. He has published a number of papers this year, including “Climate change impacts: accounting for the human response” in Climatic Change and “A Building Block Strategy for Climate Action” in Theoretical Inquiries in Law (with Richard B Stewart and Bryce Rudyk).