2022 Articles

Cora Kammeyer – Senior Researcher, Pacific Institute

Say hello to Cora Kammeyer. She is a Senior Researcher at the Pacific Institute, where she works on corporate water stewardship, integrated water management, California water policy, global water governance, and more. In particular, much of her work supports the UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate and the California Water Action Collaborative. Her interests are centered on creative solutions that balance the social, environmental, and economic dimensions of water. Her current projects are focused on urban water efficiency in Los Angeles, onsite water reuse in Silicon Valley, sustainable landscapes in Southern California, and corporate water stewardship in the Colorado River Basin. In addition to her projects at the Pacific Institute, Cora also teaches Water Policy at the Bren School at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).

Cora’s past work has focused on environmental water markets, Western US water law, LEED green building certification, and behavioral science techniques to encourage residential water conservation. Cora holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Spanish from UCSB. She also holds a master’s in Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School at UCSB, where she was a Walton Family Foundation Sustainable Water Markets Fellow.