The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is clear: in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world must dramatically reduce its carbon emissions and prevent global warming from exceeding 1.5°C. To achieve this, we must halve carbon emissions by 2030 and aim to fully decarbonize…
Courtney is focused on sector-specific interventions in buildings to help cities and states move on their climate actions. She also works on creating policy recommendations to help cities decarbonize in line with 1.5°C targets.
Courtney has worked in the UNFCCC’s Mitigation, Data, and Analysis (MDA) team focusing on NDC enhancement and the capacity for the Paris Agreement’s transparency framework to help influence country actions over time. Currently Courtney is focused on sector-specific interventions in electricity, transportation, and buildings to help cities and states move on their climate actions and she works on creating decarbonized federal stimulus recommendations in the wake of the COVID crisis.
BA, International Relations and Environmental Studies, Princeton University
Master’s in Comparative Law—Climate Change Law and Policy, University of Eastern Finland