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.