Tim Duane is an attorney

practicing in the fields of

energy, climate, land use,

natural resources, water,

and environmental law

 
 




Tim Duane is an attorney with more than three decades of professional experience in the fields of energy, climate, land use, natural resources, water, and environmental policy, planning, and law. He began working in the renewable energy industry in 1979 and published his first reports discussing climate change in 1990. He is a leading expert on “greening the grid” and the regulatory permitting challenges of renewable energy development. He is admitted to practice with the state bar of California.


Tim Duane is also professor of environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He was previously associate professor of energy and resources, city and regional planning, landscape architecture and environmental planning at the University of California, Berkeley from 1991-2009. Prof. Duane has been associate professor of law at Vermont Law School, visiting professor of law at Seattle University School of Law, and he will be visiting professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law in fall 2013. Prof. Duane holds a J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley; a Ph.D. in energy and environmental planning from the department of civil engineering at Stanford University; and M.S. and A.B. degrees from Stanford University.