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Paul Bledsoe

Biography:

Paul Bledsoe is professorial lecturer at the AU’s Center for Environmental Policy, and president of Bledsoe & Associates, LLC, a strategic public policy firm specializing in energy, natural resources and climate change. Paul was director of communications of the White House Climate Change Task Force under President Clinton from 1998-2001, communications director of the Senate Finance Committee under former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and special assistant to former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt.

Previously, he worked in legislative and communications positions in the US House of Representatives. He has been a leading voice in creating two of the world’s major climate agreements, the Paris Agreement in 2015, and the Kigali Agreement on HFCs in 2016. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, Politico and many other outlets.

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Paul Bledsoe