Elise Gout is a research associate for the Energy and Environment team at the Center for American Progress, focusing on climate policy. Prior to joining American Progress, Gout worked as a government contractor to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she primarily supported projects in water quality, water security, and climate resilience.¬†She has also researched the impact of natural disasters on vulnerable populations through her time at the Earth Institute and Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. She holds a¬†bachelor’s degree in sustainable development and a concentration in economics from Columbia University.

By Elise Gout
Extreme Heat During the COVID-19 Pandemic Amplifies Racial and Economic InequitiesCenter for American ProgressJune 29, 2020