Joana Setzer

Joana Setzer is an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute, London School of Socio-Economics. Her research explores the role of courts in climate governance. She has authored over 30 papers published in top-ranked peer reviewed journals and book chapters. She is currently serving as a Contributing Author for Working Group 3 of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Review (IPCC AR6). Since 2013, she has been involved in the Climate Change Laws of the World project – the most comprehensive global resource on climate policy, legislation, and litigation. Prior to joining the LSE, Joana worked as an environmental lawyer in Brazil, and served as the external affairs coordinator of Regions4, a network that represents subnational governments at the international level in the field of sustainable development. Joana was a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow. She holds a PhD and an MSc in Environment and Development from the LSE, a Master’s in Environmental Science from the University of Sao Paulo, and an BA in Law from the Catholic University of Sao Paulo.

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