Alden Meyer

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"Alden Meyer is the Director of Strategy and Policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists and Director of its Washington office. He provides general oversight and strategic guidance for UCS’s advocacy on global warming, energy, transportation, scientific integrity, agriculture and arms control issues. He is UCS’s principal advocate on national and international policy responses to the threat of global climate change, and also works on renewable energy and electricity policy issues. Mr. Meyer has more than 30 years of experience on energy and environmental policy at both the national and the state and local levels. Before coming to UCS in 1989, he served as Executive Director of four national organizations: the League of Conservation Voters, Americans for the Environment, Environmental Action, and Environmental Action Foundation. Before that, he worked as a policy analyst on electric utility issues and nuclear power economics for the Environmental Action Foundation, and as energy issues coordinator for the Connecticut Citizen Action Group. Mr. Meyer has testified before Congress on energy and environmental issues, and has authored numerous articles on climate change, energy policy, electric utility and nuclear power issues for both environmental and general interest publications. He has served on several federal advisory panels, including the Secretary of Energy’s Advisory Board. Mr. Meyer received his undergraduate degree from Yale, concentrating in political science and economics. He also holds a Master of Science degree in human resource and organization development from American University." [1]

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  1. Global Campaign for Climate Action Team, organizational web page, accessed November 29, 2018.