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International Energy Advocate at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)


The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America’s bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.

Position Summary:

NRDC is seeking an International Energy Advocate to join the International team in our Washington, DC office. The advocate will engage with the U.S. government to scale up support for global decarbonization efforts. They will also coordinate globally with groups in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and elsewhere to help elevate international voices for decarbonization. The advocate will engage in international energy diplomacy efforts. The advocate will have familiarity and experience leading global initiatives and working with partners in several countries. The work will support the goal of shifting investments overseas by all major economies from dirty energy to clean energy investments, build global awareness of the research and data on stranded asset risks from fossil fuel infrastructure, inform the public of the high emissions impact of fossil fuel infrastructure, and help drive global investments in clean energy abroad.

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