climate change

Executive Director
@TimWhitehouseUS

Tim Whitehouse

Tim Whitehouse has more than 25 years of experience working on a wide range of environmental issues with governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations and community groups. Tim was a senior attorney at the United States Environmental Protection Agency for 10 years, where he specialized in enforcement of the Clean Water Act and in hazardous waste compliance issues. He was also head of the Law and Policy Program at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada for 5 years. He has worked as a consultant for companies on environmental compliance issues, and with non-profit organizations focusing on clean energy issues. Most recently, he was executive director of Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, a health advocacy group working to address climate change, toxics pollution, and nuclear disarmament issues in Maryland. He holds a JD and BA from Emory University and an MA from New York University.

COMMENTARY | “Climate Smart” Agriculture Requires Better Environmental Assessments

by | October 2, 2022
USDA should skip playing the markets and allow for greater public input as it develops its climate programs ...

COMMENTARY | The Inflation Reduction Act Funds Additional Staffing at National Park Service

by | August 18, 2022
The National Park Service received funding to hire 5,000 more employees over the next ten years as part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 ...

Eco-Studies Releasing Most Potent Greenhouse Gas

by | August 15, 2022
NSF Projects in Parks and Forests Pump Pounds of SF6 into Atmosphere ...

COMMENTARY | Building Better Climate Solutions

by | August 10, 2022
To address climate change we must move faster to clean energy sources, reduce energy consumption, and conserve vast spaces of land and water ...

COMMENTARY | Senate Agreement Kick-Starts Climate Action

by | August 1, 2022
The Senate is one step closer to historic climate legislation that would benefit communities and invest hundreds of billions of dollars in clean energy programs ...