Meet our experts

Michael Noble, Executive Director
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c: 612-963-1268

Expertise: oil dependency, renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate change science and policy, electric vehicles, nuclear power, smart grid, clean energy transmission, coal

J. Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director
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c: 651-366-7557

Expertise: climate science, climate policy, sources of greenhouse gas emissions (U.S. and Minnesota), coal-fired power plants, coal and human health, cleaning up power plants, environmental externalities of burning fossil fuels, climate impacts in Minnesota, climate change adaptation, carbon tax, national and Minnesota climate policy, carbon regulation, mercury from power plants, carbon footprints, Minnesota climate and energy laws

Alison Lindburg, Policy Director
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c: 651-278-2529

Expertise: energy efficiency in buildings, green buildings, building codes

Will Nissen, Senior Policy Associate
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c: 507-581-1426

Expertise: Energy efficiency through utilities, conservation improvement programs, decoupling, utility rates and ratemaking, combined heat and power, industrial energy efficiency, demand response, state and federal energy regulation, rooftop solar, Minnesota energy policy processes and decision making