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.


Achieving Energy Independence While Supporting European Allies Article
The sun sets over wind turbines.

Achieving Energy Independence While Supporting European Allies

Congress and the White House should act immediately to support our European allies and build long-term energy independence, while also providing American families with relief from the increased costs inflicted by the fossil fuel industry profiteering off Putin’s war on Ukraine.

‘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.

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