Barbara Haya

Barbara is a Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Environmental Public Policy and at the California Institute for Energy and Environment. She has researched the outcomes of carbon offset programs for over fifteen years. Her current work at UC Berkeley, and prior to that at Stanford Law School and Union of Concerned Scientists, analyzes the design and implementation of California’s global warming law, with a focus on its carbon offset program. Barbara holds a PhD from UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group, where she studied the outcomes of the Kyoto Protocol’s offset program, the Clean Development Mechanism, including through field research in India, and worked closely with NGOs at the international climate change negotiations in support of offset program reform.