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.

BLOG | The Risks of Paying for Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Sequestration

by | February 17, 2021
As climate programs are revived under the new Administration, the role of greenhouse gas reduction offsets ​in agriculture are under fresh scrutiny ...

PEERMail | Cautious Optimism for Biden’s Climate Direction

by | February 1, 2021
New Biden Administration orders on climate and public lands are a call to action. Now the real work begins, and it’s not going to be easy ...

BLOG | Biden’s Approach to Climate Disruption: What Will It Mean for Federal Agencies?

by | January 21, 2021
President Biden has called for a “whole of government” approach to addressing climate disruption. What does this mean ...

BLOG | Climate Denier David Legates Joins NOAA

by | September 18, 2020
NOAA appointee Legates is unqualified, illegally appointed, and an eager spokesperson for anti-science/climate denier crusaders ...

PEERMail | BLM Must Embrace Climate Solutions

by | September 15, 2020
Bureau of Land Management must confront climate change effects as a central element of its mission, as PEER presents in a 2021 action plan ...