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Talor Gruenwald

Associate
  • Carbon-Free Buildings

Talor provides quantitative analysis and policy research in support of eliminating fossil fuel use in buildings. He is currently working on the development of a Trans-Atlantic campaign on building electrification, identifying viable policy solutions that apply to both European countries and US states alike.

Background

Talor brings a diverse set of experiences to RMI. Talor has worked with international NGOs on sustainable economic development of underserved communities in Colombia, developed decarbonization pathways for the electricity sector in Baja California, Mexico, and most recently supported efforts in California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the built environment in coordination with investor-owned utilities.

Education

MIA, Economics and Energy/Environmental Policy, University of California, San Diego

BA, International Relations, State University of New York, College at Geneseo

Location

New York, NY

Authored Works
Blog

2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and…