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.
  • Climate + Energy

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

  • Forests + Lands

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

  • Sustainable Development

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

  • Capital Markets

    We perform sustainability risk analysis to shine
    a spotlight on the forest commodity industry

Expertise

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.

Insight

The latest insight into U.S. and global climate challenges and solutions.

Recent Posts

  • August 14, 2017

    By the Numbers: Linking the ICAO Global Market-Based Mechanism to REDD+ in Colombia

    By Peter Graham and Anthony Mansell

    The nation of Colombia could attract hundreds of millions of dollars in investment for protecting its forests through a plan currently under consideration by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and its 191 member states, according to new analysis by the firm Climate Advisers. The analysis finds that the benefits of the plan would dramatically outweigh the costs, all while taking action to prevent climate change. Here are the most important numbers from our new report, available here: Read more >

  • June 16, 2017

    Cooperative Approaches for REDD+: Linking Articles 5 and 6 of the Paris Agreement

    By Peter Graham

    The 194 signatories to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change ensured that it highlighted the importance of forests in reaching the 2° goal and encouraged each other to take action through the framework they had agreed to in 2013 – the Warsaw Framework for REDD+ (WFR). While many countries have included some consideration of the forest sector in their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), we have not yet seen REDD+ implementation and support integrated into national plans at the scale necessary to reach the goal of the Paris Agreement. Read more >

  • June 13, 2017

    REDD+: A Transparent Option for CORSIA

    By Anthony Mansell

    The Carbon Offset Reduction for International Aviation (CORSIA) is an opportunity to generate emission reductions in sectors that require additional investment. This can include the forest sector, through national REDD+ programs to tackle deforestation.

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  • Nigel Purvis

    Nigel Purvis is the founding 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 Director of Policy and Research at Climate Advisers, where she leads work on energy market transformation and steers much of the firm’s quantitative analytics on the mitigation impact of public policy. more >

  • Zach Drennen

    Zach Drennen is Communications Manager with Climate Advisers, and provides nimble strategic communications for clients and coalitions, while building the organization’s reach and branding. He has experience with press for political campaigns, think tanks, and advocacy organizations. more >

  • Joel Finkelstein

    Joel Finkelstein is a Managing Director with Climate Advisers, and provides breakthrough strategy and execution for clients and coalitions. He has 19 years of experience creating communications campaigns for good.

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  • Laurel Fioravanti

    Laurel Fioravanti is the Human Resources Manager at Climate Advisers, where she oversees all aspects of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition. As the Human Resources Manager, she is responsible for implementing management strategies and policies that enable Climate Advisers to attract and retain experienced, high performing and talented professionals, and strengthen a collaborative culture. more >

  • Janet “Betsy” Hanlon

    Janet “Betsy” Hanlon is Director of Finance at Climate Advisers, where she oversees all aspects of accounting, reporting, business analysis and other aspects of firm operations. more >

  • Peter Graham

    Peter Graham is Managing Director of Policy and Research at Climate Advisers, where he specializes in forests and land issues.  more >

  • Claire Langley

    Claire Langley is Managing Director of Policy and Research at Climate Advisers, focusing on international climate & energy policy and diplomacy, international political climate change strategy, and the sustainable development agenda.
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  • Emma McMahon

    Emma McMahon is a Program Coordinator for Climate Advisers, as well as the Executive Assistant to the President. As Program Coordinator, Emma manages a wide range of the firm’s policy projects. In her role as Executive Assistant, Emma is involved in almost all aspects of the firm’s projects.

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  • Anthony Mansell

    Anthony Mansell is Director of Policy and Research at Climate Advisers, where he focuses on international climate policy, the role of carbon markets, and aviation. more >

  • Gabriel Thoumi

    Gabriel Thoumi, CFA, FRM is Director Capital Markets at Climate Advisers where he provides global financial analysis for mitigating systemic climate risk while advising on greening capital markets. more >

About Us

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.

  • Innovative Policy

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

  • Political Strategy

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

  • Transformative Analysis

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

Partners

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

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