Zoe H. Robbin is a Fulbright research fellow in Jordan where she focuses on climate change, migration, and public policy. She also co-leads the Diplomacy working group of Foreign Policy for America’s NextGen network and is a Senior Fellow with Humanity in Action. She previously worked at Integrated, a local research organization where she conducted research on development programs spanning Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and the broader Arab Region. She has consulted for EU, USAID, and other development programs in the region. Her writing has been featured in the Daily Beast, Middle East Eye, the New Arab, and more. Zoe holds dual bachelor’s degrees summa cum laude in Quantitative Sciences and Arabic Studies from Emory University. She speaks French and Arabic. She tweets at @zoe_robbin.
The views expressed in her writings do not represent the views of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. Department of State, or any of its partner organizations.
Palestinians Missing from Israeli-Jordanian Climate Diplomacy
Recent climate diplomacy initiatives are strengthening Israeli-Jordanian ties and supporting environmental restoration, but these agreements are also based on the denial of Palestinian water rights. In this Net Assessment, Zoe H. Robbin shows how the U.S. can help renegotiate a decades-old water rights deal and counter Israel’s environmental occupation.