Climate Policy Lead, Innovation, Climate & Clean Energy Program
Arjun Krishnaswami is a climate policy lead with NRDC’s Climate and Clean Energy program. He develops and advocates for just and equitable energy policies to combat the climate crisis, focusing on federal investments and standards. He leads NRDC’s efforts to advance strong federal policy to promote energy innovation and improve technology solutions that address climate change. Krishnaswami also works with energy system models to inform and support NRDC’s policy priorities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental systems engineering and a master’s in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University. He is based in Washington, D.C.