Nobel Prize Dialogue

Singapore, 13 September 2022

THE FUTURE WE WANT TOGETHER

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Jolene Lin is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law (NUS). She is also Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law. Her research focuses on climate change law. Lin will be participating on-site.

Jolene Lin is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law (NUS). She is also Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law. Jolene’s research focuses on climate change law.

She has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Environmental Law, the European Journal of International Law, and the American Journal of International Law. She regularly conducts seminars and provides consultancy services to government agencies, judicial bodies, companies and non-governmental organisations.

Before joining NUS, Lin spent ten years at the University of Hong Kong where she was Associate Professor and Vice-Dean (International Affairs). During her time in Hong Kong, Lin served on the Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings Ordinance) and the Appeal Board Panel (Town Planning).

She is a founder and board director of Urban Spring, a non-profit company dedicated to reducing plastic bottle waste. Lin is currently writing a book about climate change litigation in the Global South which, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2024. She holds an LLB from the London School of Economics and Political Science, LLM from New York University and a PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam.