climate change

Executive Director
@TimWhitehouseUS

Tim Whitehouse

Tim is PEER’s Executive Director, leveraging more than 30 years of experience working on environmental issues with governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. Prior to joining PEER, he was a senior attorney at the United States Environmental Protection Agency and was head of the Law and Policy Program at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada. He has worked as a consultant for companies on environmental compliance issues, and with nonprofit 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. Tim’s interest is in the intersection of science, policy, and civil service. He believes in protecting employees who raise concerns about their workplace and in exposing undue influence on government for private gain. He holds a JD and BA from Emory University and an MA from New York University.

COMMENTARY | What will BLM’s new Public Lands Rule Mean for Conservation?

by | April 26, 2024
The DOI's final Public Lands Rule was designed to elevate conservation to equal status with traditional energy development, resource extraction, and grazing. Here's our take on it ...

Webinar | Greenwashing or Real Climate Action?

by | April 4, 2024
Watch this lively and informative webinar about why we must fight false climate solutions and focus on what we know works ...

Maine Poised to Repeat Eco-Mistakes on Sears Island

by | April 1, 2024
Prior Wetland Violations Haunt Plans to Develop a New Wind-Farm Port ...

COMMENTARY | Trans-Alaska Pipeline Climate Cluelessness

by | March 25, 2024
In its 45 years of operation, TAPS has undergone only two environmental assessments: one in 1972 and the other in 2002 ...

COMMENTARY | Did You Know? Carbon Capture and Storage is a False Climate Solution

by | March 18, 2024
CCS does not address the GHG emissions, environmental degradation, or public health consequences from the build-out of infrastructure ...
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