International Climate Advocate, International and Climate & Clean Air programs
Han Chen helps implement NRDC’s strategy to address climate change at the international level and in key countries around the world including the United States, India, China, Canada, and myriad Latin American nations. This work includes engagement in the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change climate negotiations and other venues for international climate action. Prior to joining NRDC, Chen was a researcher at the Brookings Institution. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from American University and a master’s degree in international development from Beijing’s Tsinghua University. She is based in NRDC’s Washington, D.C., office.