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.

Letter to Sec. Haaland – Climate Impacts of Livestock Grazing – 07-22-2022 (PDF)

by | July 22, 2022
Letter to Secretary Deb Haaland and the Climate Task Force regarding Interior’s failure to address climate Impacts of its commercial livestock program ...

PEERMail | Getting Climate Right

by | May 16, 2022
There is no easy formula for stopping, or even slowing, the effects of climate change but we know that inaction is making it worse ...

Human Rights & Climate Change: Iowa’s Challenges and Opportunities

by | May 12, 2022
Iowa Center for Human Rights webinar on climate change, key challenges, and the impact on human rights from local and global perspectives ...

PEERMail | The Oceans Need Real Action for 30×30 to Succeed

by | March 7, 2022
30x30 is an opportunity to make real headway towards conserving lands, oceans and waterways but so far, the Biden administration is falling short ...

COMMENTARY | Climate Integrity Project Targets False Solutions

by | February 8, 2022
PEER is launching a Climate Integrity Project to address bogus offsets, keeping clean energy clean and strengthening transparency in climate programs ...