Experts Available: Climate Change

  • Environment & Energy
Director of Communications

In the lead up to the UN Climate Change Summit on September 23, 2019, over 250 news outlets have signed on to increase visibility and coverage of climate change. If you're looking for experts for your upcoming stories, these scholars are available to comment on the following climate-related issues:

  • Environmental Justice
  • Youth Activism
  • Climate Policy
  • Energy & Environment
  • Agriculture
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Ecosystems
  • International Comparisons

Environmental Justice

Hamilton College

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Expert on climate justice, climate change's implications for democracy and individual liberty, and climate denial.

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Expert on inequality and climate change, globalization and climate change, and the relevance of social science for climate change research and policy.

University of Maryland — Baltimore County

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Expert on the climate justice movement and the importance of marginalized groups and frontline communities leading climate advocacy and policy.

Youth Climate Activism

Loyola University of Chicago

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Expert on the youth climate movement, how climate change impacts the economy and people’s health, and climate action led by businesses, universities, and/or municipalities.

University of Maryland

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Expert on the youth climate movement, U.S. climate and energy politics and how climate politics plays out in elections.

Climate Policy

University of Utah

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Expert on U.S. climate change action, including city, county, and other localized climate action plans.

University of Maryland

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Expert on the youth climate movement, U.S. climate and energy politics and how climate politics plays out in elections.

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Expert on U.S. climate policy, the economic and social costs associated with the climate crisis, and public opinion on climate change.

Indiana University

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Expert on U.S. climate policy, public opinion on energy/climate change, and U.S. politics around energy, climate, and environment.

University of Maine

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Expert on U.S. climate policy, the interaction between state/local and federal climate efforts, and the Obama EPA's efforts to comply with the Paris Agreement (the Clean Power Plan).

Colgate University

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Expert on U.S. climate policy, intersections between climate policy and housing policy, and greenhouse gas emissions.

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Expert on U.S. climate policy, the Green New Deal, and renewable energy policy.

Energy

University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Expert on carbon pricing, carbon dividends, and climate justice.

University of Colorado Boulder

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Expert on greenhouse gas releases from power plants, and the social and policy determinants associated with CO2 emissions.

George Mason University

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Expert on energy technologies and innovations and associated policies, and international efforts to support clean energy research and development.

Syracuse University

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Expert on energy technologies and innovations, the Green New Deal, and movements for public electricity.

University of Michigan

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Expert on the oil and gas industry, particularly how it is regulated, climate policy design, and long term energy projections with and without climate policy.

University of California, Berkeley

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Expert on climate policy in the U.S. states, business preferences and climate, and U.S. solar policy.

Agriculture

Purdue University

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Expert on agriculture, rural sustainability, GMOs, organic farming, and the role of farmers in combatting climate change.

Electric Vehicles

Vanderbilt University

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Expert on electric vehicles and climate change.

Ecosystems

University of North Carolina

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Expert on the impact of climate change on oceans, coastal ecosystems (specifically coral reefs), coastal communities, and tropical nations.

International Comparisons

Michigan State University

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Expert on the divide between developing and developed countries (and divisions within some countries) in addressing climate change.