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Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Rapid Response: President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate

Global Energy Center experts provide their analysis and takeaways in the wake of President Biden's Leaders Summit on Climate.

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Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Rapid response: President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Released on March 31, the Biden-Harris administration’s massive infrastructure plan, called the American Jobs Plan, is hugely ambitious. The proposal does not just look to fix crumbling US infrastructure, it aims to transform the US economy, simultaneously addressing climate change, unemployment, and historic inequities.

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Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Sun, Nov 29, 2020

Which Trump Administration-era policies should the incoming Biden-Harris Administration continue?

Amidst the Trump Administration’s empty talk of “energy dominance,” “freedom gas,” and “the cleanest air, the cleanest water,” the Administration developed a number of good policies that align with President-elect Biden’s climate, energy security, and foreign policy objectives. If the Senate remains in Republican hands, these areas might be some of the best opportunities President-elect Biden has to advance his climate and energy goals.

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Energy & Environment United States and Canada

Kelsey Forren is an assistant director with the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, where she focuses primarily on the Transatlantic Climate Policy Program. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Kelsey worked for the Partnership for Responsible Growth in Washington, DC where she conducted research and outreach on the just transition as well as carbon pricing mechanisms. Previously, she worked as the sustainability coordinator for Miami University (Ohio) during which time she focused on calculating the institutional carbon footprint and identifying appropriate decarbonization pathways. Kelsey holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Miami University, where she also received master’s degrees in environmental science and political science.