Expertise: International climate policy, energy and environmental policy

Gwynne Taraska is the director of International Climate Policy for Energy and Environment Policy at American Progress. Her recent work has focused on issues in international climate negotiations and finance, including carbon pricing, the Paris Agreement, North American climate cooperation, multilateral climate funds, and the topic of loss and damage.

Taraska has a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, where she specialized in symbolic logics. She was previously the research director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at George Mason University.

By Gwynne Taraska
The Emergence of U.S. Nonfederal Climate DiplomacyCenter for American ProgressDecember 19, 2017
How the United States Can Remain Engaged in International Climate FinanceCenter for American ProgressDecember 11, 2017
Advancing the U.S. Nonfederal Movement to Support the Paris AgreementCenter for American ProgressNovember 6, 2017
How the United States Can Remain Engaged in International Climate FinanceCenter for American ProgressSeptember 6, 2017
NAFTA Renegotiation Is A Stark Reminder That States And Cities Must Protect Against Climate DisasterHuffington PostAugust 15, 2017
Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement Is Immoral And IrrationalThe National InterestMay 31, 2017
A retreat from the Paris climate pact would imperil US interestsThe HillMay 26, 2017
A Proposal for U.S. Leadership on International Climate Finance During the Trump AdministrationCenter for American ProgressMay 24, 2017
The Flip Side of Climate RiskCenter for American ProgressApril 18, 2017
The Perversity of Cutting the International Climate BudgetCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2017
North American Climate Cooperation at a CrossroadsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 16, 2017
Trump and Nominees Would Cede U.S. Climate LeadershipCenter for American ProgressJanuary 20, 2017
Key Questions for Rex Tillerson on Energy and Environmental PolicyCenter for American ProgressJanuary 9, 2017
Advancing Climate-Compatible Infrastructure Through the G-20Center for American ProgressDecember 22, 2016
5 Ways the German G-20 Presidency Can Prevent Backsliding on the Global Climate EffortCenter for American ProgressDecember 8, 2016
As the Paris Era Begins, the United States Decides Between Influence and IrrelevanceCenter for American ProgressNovember 18, 2016
How Carbon Pricing Could Span the United States and North AmericaCenter for American ProgressNovember 3, 2016
Opportunities for the Next Executive Director of the Green Climate FundCenter for American ProgressOctober 3, 2016
Could the G-20 Become Coherent on Climate?Center for American ProgressAugust 25, 2016
Accelerating the North American Shift to Clean Energy via Proxy Carbon PricingCenter for American ProgressJune 23, 2016
Proposals for a North American Climate StrategyCenter for American ProgressJune 22, 2016
The Potential of Proxy Carbon Pricing in International Development FinanceCenter for American ProgressMay 25, 2016
What the government can learn from the private-sector about carbon pricingMarketWatchApril 28, 2016
Resilient Midwestern CitiesCenter for American ProgressApril 19, 2016
Proxy Carbon PricingCenter for American ProgressApril 18, 2016
From Negotiation to Fulfillment: The First U.N. Climate Conferences of the Paris EraCenter for American ProgressApril 12, 2016
Building Resilience to Climate Change Requires Investment in NatureCenter for American ProgressApril 8, 2016
An Opportunity to Develop a North American Price on CarbonCenter for American ProgressMarch 17, 2016
Finance for Climate Resilience in the Dawn of the Paris EraCenter for American ProgressJanuary 12, 2016
Executive Power and the Role of Congress in the Paris Climate and Iran Nuclear AgreementsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 11, 2016
The Paris Climate AgreementCenter for American ProgressDecember 15, 2015
US priorities at UN climate talks: a backgrounderchinadialogueDecember 2, 2015
Republican legacy on international climate policyThe HillNovember 30, 2015
An Opportunity for Canada and Australia at the Paris Climate SummitCenter for American ProgressNovember 23, 2015
A Primer on the Paris Climate SummitCenter for American ProgressNovember 18, 2015
Paris: The New Geopolitics of Climate ChangeCenter for American ProgressOctober 2, 2015
The Meaning of Loss and Damage in the International Climate NegotiationsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 30, 2015
Confronting the Dual Challenges of Climate Change and Poverty: A Case Study of ClevelandCenter for American ProgressSeptember 17, 2015
The Authority for U.S. Participation in the Paris Climate AgreementCenter for American ProgressJuly 7, 2015
From Bonn to Paris: Navigating the Course to an Effective International Climate AgreementCenter for American ProgressJune 19, 2015
The Paradox of Paris: How a Successful Climate Agreement Could Have Inadequate and Nonobligatory Emissions Reduction TargetsCenter for American ProgressJune 3, 2015
Opportunities for the Green Climate Fund in 2015Center for American ProgressMarch 23, 2015
The Economic Fallout of the Freeze on Ohio’s Clean Energy SectorCenter for American ProgressMarch 10, 2015
Fact Sheet: Efforts to Repeal or Weaken Renewable Energy Schedules in the StatesCenter for American ProgressMarch 10, 2015
Don’t Rob Peter to Pay Paul: The Importance of International Climate Finance in the President’s FY 2016 BudgetCenter for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2015
Outcomes of the Lima Climate Negotiations: Essential Steps Toward an International Climate AgreementCenter for American ProgressDecember 18, 2014
What to Expect in Lima: An Overview of the 2014 U.N. Climate NegotiationsCenter for American ProgressDecember 3, 2014
Obama must deliver at climate fundraiser in BerlinResponding to Climate ChangeNovember 12, 2014
How to Slow Near-Term Arctic and Global WarmingCenter for American ProgressSeptember 24, 2014
U.S. Must Do Its Part to Support Green Climate FundThe Huffington PostSeptember 24, 2014
The Climate Implications of U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas, or LNG, ExportsCenter for American ProgressAugust 5, 2014
The Concept and Potential of Adaptation MarketsCenter for American ProgressJuly 10, 2014
IPCC Redactions Obscure the Connections Among Income, Emissions, and ResponsibilityCenter for American ProgressApril 17, 2014
Warsaw Climate Talks End with Foundation for a Global AgreementCenter for American ProgressDecember 4, 2013
Addressing ‘Loss and Damage’ in WarsawCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2013
What to Watch in WarsawCenter for American ProgressNovember 18, 2013
U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas ExportsCenter for American ProgressNovember 5, 2013
U.S. Natural-Gas Use Must Peak by 2030Center for American ProgressJuly 24, 2013
Doha Climate Summit Ends with the Long March to 2015Center for American ProgressDecember 11, 2012
Kyoto Protocol Negotiations Continue at the Doha Climate TalksCenter for American ProgressDecember 4, 2012
How the Rio+20 Earth Summit Could Have Been BetterCenter for American ProgressJune 26, 2012