Alvin Lin

Climate and Energy Policy Director, China program

Alvin Lin focuses on analyzing China’s climate and clean energy policies and advocating for their continual improvement. His areas of expertise include the environmental impacts of coal and shale gas development, energy efficiency technologies, nuclear power safety regulations, and air pollution law and policy. Prior to joining NRDC, Lin worked as a litigator and a judicial clerk in New York City. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a master’s from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a JD from New York University. He is based in Beijing.