Tim Profeta is the founding director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. Prior to his arrival at Duke, Profeta served as counsel for the environment to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT). As Lieberman’s counsel, he was a principal architect of the Lieberman-McCain Climate Stewardship Act of 2003. Profeta has continued to use his experience on Capitol Hill to engage in the most pertinent debates surrounding climate change. Profeta has served as visiting lecturer at Duke Law School, where he taught a weekly seminar on the evolution of environmental law and the Endangered Species Act. He has also co-taught a course on Corporate Sustainability and Climate Change with the Duke Executive Education Program.
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