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Kyle Gracey
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  • Oakland, CA
  • United States
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What is your name?
Kyle Gracey
What organisation do you work for?
Youth Constituency (YOUNGO) / SustainUS / Global Footprint Network
What country are you based in?
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
The role of youth in the international negotiations, environmental economics - especially ecosystem services, ecological economics and its application to climate change policy. Green jobs - especially demographics of green jobs holders. Some forest policy and climate change science. I have work experience in hydrogen and biofuels, as well. United States of America.
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English, modest Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese
What is your website address?
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Kyle Gracey serves as a central coordinator for the youth constituency (YOUNGO) at the UN climate negotiations. He is also a Research Scientist at Global Footprint Network. He was recently an Energy and Climate Fellow with the Worldwatch Institute, where he continues to work on their efforts toward Rio+20. He formerly worked for U.S. Vice President Biden. He is the immediate past Chair of SustainUS, having served before that as its Treasurer, Citizen Science Technical Review Board member, and delegate to 6 United Nations climate negotiations and the UN Commission for Social Development twice. He also currently consults for the Gade Environmental Group. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with B.S. degrees in Ecological Economics and Biochemistry/Biophysics, where he is their only Truman Scholarship recipient, and from the University of Chicago with an M.S. in the Physical Sciences Division and Harris Public Policy School, where he was a Harris Fellow. He also investigated international development and environment issues at The American University in Washington, DC and in Brazil, Israel, Iceland, and the United Arab Emirates. Kyle has worked in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation as an Environmental Policy Analyst analyzing biofuels, hydrogen, congestion, and air quality, and managing research grants, and as an International Economist Graduate Intern in the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Western Hemisphere Affairs, and was an Education Docent at the National Aquarium. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the youth science & technology policy organization Student Pugwash USA, where he was recently named its Vice President, and on the Board of the Working Group on Ecological Economics and Sustainability Science in the Society for Conservation Biology. His interviews, public writings, and presentations number more than 100.

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