As we enter the spring of 2021, we are already well into the decisive decade. By 2030, the United States needs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50–65 percent below 2005 levels to limit climate change to 1.5°C of warming. Fortunately, after four years of a leadership vacuum at…
Kyle is a Manager with the Analysis Team within the US Program at RMI, working to empower advocates and policymakers to accelerate thoughtful climate action with open access data and tools.
Kyle’s current focus is supporting development of state-level versions of the Energy Policy Simulator (EPS) and leading stakeholder engagement to both equip and understand the needs of the advocate and policymaker communities.
Kyle was previously a Research Economist in the Center for Applied Economics and Strategy at RTI International, a nonprofit research institute. During his time at RTI, Kyle conducted research at the intersection of economics, energy, climate, and technology. His work included analyzing decarbonization in the transportation sector, technoeconomic analysis of non-CO2 greenhouse gas mitigation technologies, off-grid energy market research, and the odd program evaluation in between.
Before graduate school, Kyle spent two years with the Peace Corps in the Republic of Vanuatu, where he developed curriculum and taught computer skills to students and teachers at a primary school.
Education & Awards
MPA, Public Affairs, Indiana University
MS, Environmental Science, Indiana University
BA, Political Science, UNC-Chapel Hill