Fatima Ahmad

Solutions Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Fatima Maria Ahmad is a Solutions Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) where she co-leads the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative with the Great Plains Institute. Ms. Ahmad focuses on financing opportunities and policy development for energy technologies, including carbon capture, use, and storage (CCUS).

Prior to joining C2ES, Ms. Ahmad was a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Fish & Wildlife & Parks at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), where she helped DOI license 10,000 MW of wind, solar, and geothermal energy. Ms. Ahmad also has experience with the development of offshore wind in the U.S. In a volunteer capacity, Ms. Ahmad is the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section of International Law International Environmental Law Committee and is the Women’s Council on Energy & the Environment Vice-Chair for Membership.

Ms. Ahmad obtained her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, and her B.A. with Distinction in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.

Posts by Fatima Ahmad

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From SunShot to a Carbon Capture Moonshot
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Beyond the Horizon: Corporate Reporting on Climate Change

This brief reviews the types of climate-related risks and opportunities that may impact companies and explores how and where companies currently disclose information about climate risks and opportunities, including some of the challenges associated with reporting. While many companies across a …

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Bipartisan support grows for carbon capture
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Task force recommends clear, consistent financial reporting of climate risks
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Opportunities for carbon capture in California
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Measuring and managing climate change impacts through financial reporting
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How about using that captured carbon?
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CO2 Utilization: A Look Ahead

This article appeared in the December 2016 edition of Carbon Capture Journal Introduction Finding ways to convert carbon dioxide from an energy and industrial sector waste product to a useful commodity could spur the development of new technologies, products, and …

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Exceeding Expectations: Recent developments in U.S. Carbon Capture Policy

A version of this article first appeared in the Sep./Oct. 2016 edition of the Carbon Capture Journal Introduction Even in an election year, there are areas of energy policy where leaders of both parties and stakeholders from diverse sectors of …

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How the first US offshore wind project holds lessons for carbon capture
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Putting carbon capture technology in context
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Exciting year for carbon capture technology
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Technological innovation, sustainable development, and post-Paris voluntary cooperation — a closer look at Japan’s joint crediting mechanism

The following article appeared in the July 2016 issue of the American Bar Association International Environmental and Resources Law Committee Newsletter.   After the Paris Agreement, a major challenge will be achieving emissions reductions while promoting sustainable development and allowing nations flexibility to …

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Leaders focus on policy parity for carbon capture technology