Associate Director, Energy Policy, Center for American Progress
Gwynne Taraska is the Associate Director of Energy Policy at Center for American Progress, where she works on international and U.S. climate and energy policy. Her recent work on international climate issues has concentrated on the U.N. climate negotiations—with a focus on the Durban Platform and the topic of loss and damage—and the structure and potential of the Green Climate Fund. Her recent work on U.S. climate issues has focused on renewable energy and energy-efficiency standards and the climate implications of natural gas consumption and liquefied natural gas exports.
On September 3rd, the United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement, a historic global pact to curb greenhouse gas pollution and build resilience to the damaging effects of climate change.