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Emily McGlynn is a climate and energy policy analyst. She currently works at Ecologic Institute as a Transatlantic Fellow in Berlin, Germany, where she is an author on the EU Arctic Footprint and Policy Assessment and is a researcher on climate, energy and transport. She previously worked in the Economics of Climate Change department at the Technische Universität Berlin, where she was an author on the report “Car Industry, Road Transport and an International Emission Trading Scheme– Policy Options.” This research investigated the effects and feasibility of including the transportation sector in emissions trading schemes and policy recommendations. While an undergraduate, Emily worked in a variety of environmental organizations. In partnership with US nonprofit Energy Vision, Emily successfully advocated for the use of compressed natural gas refuse trucks in Philadelphia. Emily has also served as an environmental policy analyst for PA Governor Ed Rendell and Washington DC Council member Kwame Brown. Emily is highly active in the youth climate movement and has attended UNFCCC meetings in Copenhagen, Bonn, Tianjin (virtually) and soon Cancun. She has presented in side events on her original research and on the Rio+20 conference.