Trevor Higgins

Vice President, Climate Policy



Trevor Higgins

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Trevor Higgins is the vice president for Climate Policy at American Progress. He previously worked for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) of California as the legislative assistant responsible for energy, transportation, and climate change. Before that, he worked at the U.S. Department of Energy in the office of the chief financial officer as a Presidential Management Fellow, serving a detail at the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies. Higgins earned a Master of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

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‘Republican Roadmap’ to Nowhere Article
A view of the U.S. Capitol on April 29, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Getty/Drew Angerer)

‘Republican Roadmap’ to Nowhere

The Senate Republican alternative to the American Jobs Plan would fail to invest in critical sectors necessary to create jobs and transition the United States to a competitive, 100 percent clean economy.

Electric Vehicles Should Be a Win for American Workers Report

Electric Vehicles Should Be a Win for American Workers

Federal policymakers must invest in domestic electric vehicle production and deployment now in order to support high-quality American jobs, cut greenhouse gas emissions over the long term, and ensure national competitiveness in a key area of growth.

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