Danny Cullenward is an energy economist and lawyer working on the design and implementation of scientifically grounded climate policy. He is a Research Associate with the Near Zero program at the Carnegie Institution for Science. Danny also serves on the Center for Carbon Removal board of directors and the Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) advisory board. Previously, he taught climate law and policy as the inaugural Philomathia Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. He has also represented environmental scientists in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court. Danny holds a JD from Stanford Law School and a PhD in Environment and Resources (E-IPER) from Stanford University, where he earned his MS in Management Science & Engineering and a BS with Honors in Earth Systems. His work has been featured in Science, Nature, Energy Economics, Climatic Change, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, The Electricity Journal, The Energy Law Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Sacramento Bee, Scientific American, Forbes, Fortune, Climate Central and ClimateWire.
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