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Aliya Haq

Aliya Haq Special Projects Director, Climate & Clean Air Program

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Jake Thompson
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Climate change, clean energy, state legislative activity, climate accountability.


Aliya Haq is the Special Projects Director with NRDC’s Climate and Clean Air program in Washington, DC. Her work at NRDC focuses on state and federal-level climate change and clean energy policy, including activity in state legislatures. Prior to joining NRDC, Aliya was a field organizing director and a climate change research specialist at Greenpeace USA. She also worked as an organizer with the Sierra Club and the California Public Interest Research Group. Aliya graduated from Yale University with a Masters degree in Environmental Management, where she served as a research assistant for the Yale Project on Climate Communication. As a graduate student, she worked as a communications coordinator with the US Global Change Research Program and as an intern for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Aliya received a B.S. in environmental sociology from Cornell University.

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