Marta Torre-Schaub is a research director at the CNRS, specialising in environmental law and climate change. She teaches environmental law at the University of Paris 1 and at Sciences Po Paris.

She is attached to the ISJPS (Institut des Sciences Juridiques et Philosophiques de la Sorbonne) of the University Paris 1-Sorbonne. She leads the interdisciplinary network CLIMALEX on law and climate change and the environmental axis of the ISJPS. She is an expert with the National Agency for Food Safety, Environment and Work on Plant Protection Products and Risks (ANSES). She also leads the Environmental Law and Environmental Justice working group within the framework of the "Legal Strategies" programme of the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.
She is the founder of the research network "Law and Climate Change" which she has been directing since 2016.
She was awarded a Fulbright Foundation for New York University (NYU) fellowship in 2004 and was a visiting scholar in the Global Research Program at NYU in 2005.

She has co-directed various research projects and is currently piloting several research programmes: "Legal Aspects of Climate Change Law", with the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University and "FINCLIMLEX, Legal Aspects of Climate Risk", funded by ADEME. It also participates in the H2020 DEMETRA project with IDDRI.