Cara Horowitz

Cara Horowitz headshot 2014 v2 resizedCara A. Horowitz, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment, UCLA School of Law

Cara Horowitz is the co-executive director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law, where she also co-directs the Environmental Law Clinic. The Emmett Institute was founded as the first law school center in the nation focused on climate change law and policy. Cara teaches at the law school and directs the work of the Emmett Institute to advance innovative research, public policy debate, and legislative reform to address climate change and its devastating effects. Prior to joining UCLA, Cara worked in the private sector and for the Natural Resources Defense Council, where she litigated high-profile cases and advocated domestically and internationally to protect oceans and wildlife. Horowitz is a graduate of Yale College and the UCLA School of Law, from which she graduated first in her class.