Michael Wara's research focuses on the emerging global market for greenhouse gases and the Post-Kyoto regime for reducing their emissions. His interests also include the interaction between climate, water, and endangered species management.
Wara is currently on the faculty at Stanford Law School where he teaches "International Environmental Law." Previously, he was an associate at Holland & Knight, LLP. He holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a Ph.D. in Ocean Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz. His doctoral research focused on the interaction between long term shifts in global climate and tropical ocean/atmosphere dynamics.