Rachel Cleetus is the policy director with the Climate and Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. She leads the program’s efforts in designing effective and equitable policies to address climate change, and advocating for their implementation. Dr. Cleetus is an expert in policies to promote clean energy and drive deep cuts in heat-trapping emissions from the power sector. She also does research on the risks and costs of climate impacts and is an expert on policies to promote climate resilience. She brings over twenty years of experience working on US climate and clean energy policies. She is also an expert on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process and has been attending international climate negotiations since 2009. Dr. Cleetus holds a PhD and an MA in economics from Duke University and a BS in economics from West Virginia University.
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View her latest paper she co-authored (Compound climate risks in the COVID-19 pandemic): https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0804-2