C2ES Welcomes New Vice President for Policy and Analysis

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Nov. 25, 2013
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C2ES Welcomes Jeff Hopkins as New Vice President for Policy and Analysis

WASHINGTON – The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions is pleased to welcome Jeff Hopkins as its new Vice President for Policy and Analysis. Hopkins will lead C2ES programs in the energy, power, and transportation sectors.

Hopkins has more than 15 years of private and public sector experience in economic and environmental policy analysis. Prior to joining C2ES, he led mining company Rio Tinto’s climate policy engagement in the United States and Canada. Previously, he was acting chief economist for the House Budget Committee and worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service.

“Jeff brings strong experience examining the global energy sector and trends in best regulatory practice. He understands policy from both the corporate and government perspectives. Jeff is a great addition to the team,’’ said C2ES President Eileen Claussen.

Hopkins has a doctorate from Ohio State University in agriculture, environment and development economics and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala from 1987-1989.

About C2ES: The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promoting strong policy and action to address the twin challenges of energy and climate change. Launched in November 2011, C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Learn more at