Alex Jackson

Senior Attorney, Climate & Clean Energy Program

Alex Jackson joined NRDC in 2009 and currently oversees climate law and policy in California. He has led several legislative campaigns for NRDC, including enacting California’s 2030 statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit and extending its cap-and-trade program. His areas of focus include carbon markets, energy efficiency, renewable energy, building decarbonization, and short-lived climate pollutants. He is a board member of the California Foundation on the Environment and the Economy (CFEE), where he sits on the energy steering committee. Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental policy, history, and government from Cornell University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is based in Sacramento, CA. 


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