Emily McGlynn worked as a Trainee at Ecologic Institute. Her research focused on domestic and international climate change policy, arctic policy, emissions trading and renewable energy. Emily is a native English speaker with working knowledge of Spanish and basic German.
Emily came to Ecologic Institute after working in the Economics of Climate Change department at the Technische Universität Berlin, where she was an author on the report "Car Industry, Road Transport and an International Emission Trading Scheme – Policy Options." This research investigated the effects and feasibility of including the transportation sector in emissions trading schemes and policy recommendations. While an undergraduate, Emily worked in a variety of environmental organisations. In partnership with US nonprofit Energy Vision, Emily successfully advocated for the use of compressed natural gas refuse trucks in Philadelphia. Emily has also served as an environmental policy analyst for Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and Washington DC Council member Kwame Brown.
Emily graduated as valedictorian from Bryn Mawr College in May 2009. She received the Harry S. Truman Scholarship in May 2008 and the Transatlantic Renewable Energy Fellowship in September 2009. Emily plans to pursue a Masters in Economics starting in the fall of 2011.
Emily McGlynn is currently manager for business development and policy for The Earth Partners. Previously Emily worked in Washington DC at the US Department of State as Special Assistant to Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change Jonathan Pershing.