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Paul Baer

Climate Economist
Union of Concerned Scientists


Areas of Expertise:

Clean Energy, Climate Change, Energy Economics, Environmental Policy

Additional Areas of Expertise:

Risk and Uncertainty Ecological Economics

Paul Baer is the California and Western States Climate Economist at the Union of Concerned Scientists. He is an internationally recognized expert on issues of equity and climate change, and the economics of climate and energy policy.

Prior to joining UCS, Dr. Baer was an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he taught courses on environmental policy and ecological economics. He is a co-founder of EcoEquity, a think tank devoted to international climate justice and sustainable development, and one of the authors of the Greenhouse Development Rights framework for global effort sharing.