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david takacs

Dr David Takacs, BSc, MA, JD, LLM, PhD is a Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Law at UC Hastings where he teaches environmental law, biodiversity law, international environmental law and climate change law. He holds a PhD in Science & Technology Studies from Cornell University, an LLM from SOAS and a JD from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is the author of The Idea of Biodiversity (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996). He has worked as a professor in Earth Systems Science & Policy at CSU Monterey Bay, a lecturer in the John S. Knight Writing Program at Cornell, a Peace Corps Forestry Volunteer in Senegal and more recently as a consultant on law and policy issues related to forest carbon for USAID and Conservation International.

Email: dtakacs 'at' ielrc 'dot' org


Articles and book chapters

Forest Carbon Offsets and International Law: A Deep Equity Legal Analysis
22 Georgetown International Environmental Law Review 521 (2010)

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The Public Trust Doctrine, Environmental Human Rights, and the Future of Private Property
16 New York University Environmental Law Journal 711 (2008).

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