Shaping the low carbon economy Climate Advisers is a mission-driven policy and politics shop working to deliver a strong low-carbon economy. In the United States and around the world, we create and implement large-scale, cost-effective strategies to strengthen climate action and improve lives.
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    Climate + Energy

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    Forest + Lands

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    Sustainable Development

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    Innovative Policy

  • C-Political Strategy

    Political Strategy

  • C-Transformative

    Transformative Analysis

  • C-Comms

    Communications

Ideas

Climate Advisers brings together globally recognized thought leaders on climate and energy, forests and lands, and sustainable development. We specialize in breakthrough ideas informed by a deep understanding of complex policy and political challenges.

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    Climate + Energy

    Our political, policy and diplomatic expertise shapes climate and energy solutions.

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    Forests + Lands

    We catalyze action and innovative financing to reduce climate pollution from forests and lands.

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    Sustainable Development

    We create climate solutions that accelerate sustainable development, spur economic growth and fight poverty.

Impact

Delivering a low-carbon economy that creates prosperity in a changing world requires bringing together the best ideas with practical insights about how the world works. To do that, we work to advance policy and politics simultaneously. We craft innovative policy and conduct transformative analysis. We reenergize static conversations with breakthrough communications, and create strategies to produce high-impact results.

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    Innovative Policy

    We develop innovative policy solutions, which quickly move to the center of the debate.

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    Political Strategy

    We expand the realm of the politically possible, creating and executing strategies that turn good ideas into reality.

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    Transformative Analysis

    We conduct transformative analysis that gives important context and spurs action.

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    Communications

    We conduct targeted and elite communications to change minds and set the agenda.

Climate Intel

The latest intelligence about U.S. and global climate challenges and solutions.

Recent Posts

  • September 23, 2014 United-Nations

    Quantifying the Benefits of the New York Declaration on Forests

    By Michael Wolosin

    Today, world leaders from governments, businesses, and NGOs joined together to announce the first global timeline to slow and halt forest lost. Read more >

  • September 20, 2014 treebranch

    Dr. Unger’s Four Scientific Fouls

    By Michael Wolosin

    An OpEd in today’s New York Times by Yale professor of atmospheric chemistry Nadine Unger starts with the headline “To Save the Planet, Don’t Plant Trees.” The article claims that – contrary to both conventional wisdom and the scientific consensus – planting trees and conserving forests is not an effective solution to climate change. Read more >

  • September 3, 2014 ClimateAmbition

    Publication: Raising Global Climate Ambition

    By Nigel Purvis

    In 2015, the international community will set a new trajectory for global climate cooperation over the next decade. Read more >

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About Us

Climate Advisers is a mission-driven policy and politics shop working to deliver a strong low-carbon economy. In the United States and around the world, we create and implement large-scale, cost-effective strategies to strengthen climate action and improve lives. Learn more...

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    Nigel Purvis

    Nigel Purvis is the founder, President and CEO of Climate Advisers, a Washington, DC-based consultancy specializing in U.S. climate change policy, international climate change cooperation, global carbon markets, and climate-related forest conservation.

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    Maria Belenky

    Maria Belenky is an Associate at Climate Advisers, where she contributes to wide range of the firm’s research and policy practice, including sustainable development, energy and climate policy, and tropical forest conservation. more >

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    Andreas Dahl-Jørgensen

    Andreas Dahl-Jørgensen is a Managing Director at Climate Advisers, specializing in international climate policy and cooperation, global efforts to reduce tropical deforestation, carbon markets and energy policy.

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    Joel Finkelstein

    Joel Finkelstein is Director of Strategic Communications with Climate Advisers, and provides breakthrough strategy and execution for clients and coalitions. He has 15 years of experience creating communications campaigns for good.

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    Glenn Hurowitz

    Glenn Hurowitz is a Managing Director of Climate Advisers. His work focuses on achieving large-scale global emissions reductions at low cost.

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    Abigail Jones

    Abigail Jones is a Senior Adviser at Climate Advisers and works with the firm’s sustainable development practice area, which focuses on promoting policy solutions to spur economic growth and alleviate poverty.

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    Cathleen Kelly

    Cathleen Kelly is a Senior Adviser with Climate Advisers. She specializes in international and U.S. climate mitigation, preparedness, resilience and sustainable development policy.

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    Claire Langley

    Claire Langley is Director of Policy and Research at Climate Advisers, focusing on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda, and international climate & energy diplomacy. more >

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    Deborah Lapidus

    Deborah Lapidus serves as Climate Advisers’ outreach director and is responsible for shaping the firm’s field, communications, and public education campaigns.

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    Cecilia Springer

    Cecilia Springer is a Policy Adviser to Climate Advisers, and works on sustainable finance for energy and agricultural commodities, tropical forest conservation, carbon pricing, and low-carbon transportation.

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    Andrew Thorne

    Andrew Thorne is the executive assistant to the President and an associate at Climate Advisers. In this role, he supports the senior management team in their efforts to ensure that the firm is operating at maximum efficiency.

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    Patricia Trapanese

    Patricia Trapanese is the CFO of Climate Advisers and directs all operations and finance activities. Patricia has over 15 years of international finance experience. more >

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    Shelby White

    Shelby White serves as Outreach Strategist at Climate Advisers, leading high impact result driven campaigns for our clients. He is a seasoned organizer specialized in media and government relations.

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    Michael Wolosin

    Michael Wolosin is one of Climate Advisers’ Managing Directors shaping research and policy work on reducing emissions from global deforestation. He also serves as the firm’s Director of Science and Research Methodology.

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Our Partners

 We work with philanthropies, think tanks, advocacy groups, international institutions, companies and governments.

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