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Rachel Cleetus

Rachel Cleetus

Rachel Cleetus is the lead economist and climate policy manager for the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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Don't Blow Up Our Future, Senator Manchin!

What a shameful situation for these policymakers to abdicate their responsibilities as elected officials even as climate change, economic inequity, and environmental injustices strike at the hearts of communities all over the country in both red and blue states.

Rachel Cleetus ·


New National Climate Assessment Shows Climate Change Is a Threat to Our Economy, Infrastructure, and Health

Urgent action is needed to lower heat-trapping emissions and invest in making our economy and our communities more prepared to withstand climate impacts.

Rachel Cleetus ·


Seven Things You Should Know About the IPCC 1.5°C Special Report and its Policy Implications

Our children and grandchildren’s futures depend on the choices we make today.

Rachel Cleetus ·


A Year of Resistance—and Why I’m Hopeful for 2018

Through a chaotic year, it’s been inspiring to see a resistance movement gather strength and show its muscle.

Rachel Cleetus ·



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