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Julia Meisel

Senior Associate
  • Global Climate Finance

Julia is a Senior Associate with the Global Climate Finance program, leading work exploring how to direct public climate finance to drive decarbonization most effectively. She also works on the program’s green investment bank initiative, and previously worked on results-based climate finance.


Prior to RMI, Julia worked on international climate change at the U.S. Department of State, formulating policy and negotiating on behalf of the United States at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, including for the Paris Agreement. Julia’s previous experience includes air quality research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Masters of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies BA, Environmental Studies, Yale University

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Spending Inside the Box

When we think about measures to address climate change, we often think of solar panels or wind farms. While it is true that we need to transition to renewable energy, investment in clean energy generation is only one piece of an economy-wide climate puzzle. To fully decarbonize, we need to…