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Armond Cohen
Armond Cohen is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Clean Air Task Force (CATF), a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing atmospheric pollution through research, advocacy and private sector collaboration. Among other efforts, CATF is actively promoting the demonstration and adoption of low carbon coal technology in the US, China and India. Armond has been working on the connection between energy, air pollution and climate change for more than two decades. Prior to co-founding CATF, Armond developed and directed the Conservation Law Foundation Energy Project in New England, specializing in energy efficiency, renewable energy and electric industry structure. He is an honors graduate of the Harvard Law School and Brown University, and served as a judicial clerk for the federal appeals court in Chicago. Armond is a member of the Keystone Energy Board and the US EPA Clean Air Act Advisory Committee. He writes and speaks widely on energy, climate and related environmental matters, and testifies frequently before Congress and other governmental bodies.

Blog Entries by Armond Cohen

Copenhagen, Methane Emissions, and the Arctic

Posted December 15, 2009 | 09:53:12 (EST)

As world leaders and policymakers continue to gather at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, the focus of media attention has largely and rightly been on carbon emissions. Over the long haul it's carbon that matters.

But, over the next two decades, other emissions are critical to climate as well. Melting...

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Coal and Copenhagen

Posted December 7, 2009 | 10:35:06 (EST)

From December 7th to 18th the world's attention will focus on Copenhagen where a global warming treaty will be debated at the United Nations Climate Change Conference. But attention should also be focused on less-noticed places around the world, where real cuts in greenhouse gas are taking shape, because one...

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A Team of Rivals: The United States and China on Energy

Posted October 5, 2009 | 14:47:25 (EST)

Coal is the largest single driver of global warming, and the United States and China are the biggest drivers of coal. How our two nations address this issue will determine how successful we are in tackling climate change. Fortunately, recent evidence of a willingness to jointly develop and deploy new...

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