Title: Vice President for Policy Analysis
Company: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
— Bio —
Stephen Seidel is the Vice President for Policy Analysis at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change). He directs the domestic analysis program, including coordination and oversight of analyses, reports and workshops that focus on the climate policy initiatives of the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. He also oversees the Center’s science and environmental impacts portfolio. Mr. Seidel has over 20 years of experience working on global environmental issues. Prior to joining the Center, Mr. Seidel managed EPA’s Stratospheric Protection program including the development and implementation of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the regulatory and voluntary partnership programs developed under Title VI of the Clean Air Act. Mr. Seidel also served as a Senior Analyst at Council on Environmental Quality and the White House Climate Change Task Force. Under the auspices of the International Civil Aviation Organization, he co-chaired a multinational working group on market-based measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Mr. Seidel has a degree in Economics and Urban Studies from Columbia University and a law degree and Masters in City Planning from Rutgers University. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent non-profit, non-partisan organization promoting strong policy and action to address the twin challenges of energy and climate change. Launched in November 2011, C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, long recognized in the United States and abroad as an influential and pragmatic voice on climate issues. C2ES is led by Eileen Claussen, who previously led the Pew Center and is the former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.